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1 Student Name Student No. Date LAWC126 Course Paper I found the case of Smith v. Good Samaritan , (on page 636) to be particularly interesting. What caught my attention was, although the case focused on one medical procedure, the decision of the court underscored the need for vigilance in the conduct of healthcare professionals. The plaintiff in the case presented himself to the hospital ER with a complaint the he was feeling dizzy, and felt like he was going to faint. The attending physician performed an initial …… The tests ordered by the doctor showed …… The nurse noted that the plaintiff was exhibiting behavior that …… . When she brought this to the attending physician s attention …… . Shortly thereafter …… . The plaintiff was given a prescription for medication and sent home. The following morning .. As a result, additional tests were ordered .. The findings made evident that the doctor had considered ……… The plaintiff then brought a suit for professional negligence. According to the lawsuit, in the physician was not following hospital protocol. The hospital policy stated that the doctors were supposed to . Even though the doctor thought he was doing the right thing he still should have followed protocol. It is necessary to . A simple following of hospital standard operation procedures could
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