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Yarbray3 Health Rights and Responsibilities Negligence LaShante Yarbray
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1/31/2010
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Yarbray3 In a world so full of changes, a world so fast pace, what is the one thing that should be promising to every individual? Healthcare; Everyone who wears the title patient somewhere along the way gained trust and confidence in a medical affiliated community, but what happens when that trust is lost? Many people will argue there are some good medical settings as well as some not so good. In every medical setting there is a focus whether it’s the patient, the reputation of the facility, the staff or all of the above. When the focus is all of the above you find clean patient rooms, abiding healthcare workers who live up to their creeds and oath that they were sworn in by. However on the other hand when the focus is themselves, or the monetary benefits, or anything that is far from the patient, we find malpractice, negligence, injuries and even death. A closer look at negligence will attribute the same results, as well as lawsuits, fines, and revoke of licensures. Negligence defined as failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances. ( Cannon 2005). To look at any of the possible actions in any medical facility, one can say that there are often many opportunities that define one as negligent. For example a pharmacist who reports to work intoxicated or under the influence or Marijuana, Cocaine, or any illicit drug. There are many lives at stake when you look into the realm of prescriptions and medications. Many dangers flag this example of negligence such as, serious medical conditions, severe lifetime illness, and death. It’s common for anyone to drop off a prescription and to trust the prescription will be
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This note was uploaded on 08/14/2011 for the course ECON 120 taught by Professor Buck during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Austin.

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