In this situation there are key ethical and legal situations that arise from the treatment and transportation of Craig. As the police are now involved the paramedics have better assistance with the legal side of restraint however the ethical issues remain import and need to be managed correctly. The first issue raised is the physical restraint of the patient, even thought the police are present the paramedics could take a different approach to avoid the use of physical restraint. It could be argued that the physical restrain is necessary in this situation as the patient could be a danger to himself or others. NSW health (1) explains in there restraining policy that legally it is permitted to restrain a patient if the patient is posing a risk to themselves or others, they further explain that the restraint used should be reasonable only to control the current threat and that it only be used as a last resort.
1. National standard of care: What do you think it means, from both a health care quality and legal perspective? "The standard of care is key both to the provision of high-quality health care and to legal claims that a health professional 's, hospital 's, or managed care organizations negligence in rendering medical care resulted in injury or death (Teitelbaum & Wilensky, 2013)." This means that on a national level, patients should feel free from injury by their treating physician through negligence or just not qualified for the position. In this case, laws and policies are in place that help to protect patients and hold hospitals and physicians liable.
From the above definition of micro _contextual factors, the interlocutors’ relation is a critical factor in assessing the offensiveness of a given word and has a great effect on LAs. Jay (2009) believes also that “the ultimate offensiveness of words is determined entirely by pragmatic variables
In addition, they allege that such policies violated standards of acceptable medical care. With respect to the challenged medication practices, plaintiffs theorize that, although they have a right to receive treatment when confined at a state mental institution, they, nonetheless, have a constitutional right to refuse such treatment. Plaintiffs acknowledge, however, that their asserted right to refuse treatment is not absolute, and must yield to the Hospital's right to
Variation in performance would often produce unexpected and undesired adverse outcomes, including the occurrence or risk of a sentinel event. A root cause can be defined as one of the most fundamental reasons of failure, or a situation in which performance does not meet expectations. The word cause in the context of root cause analysis should not imply or assign responsibility or a factor to blame for a problem. Instead, the cause should focus on a positive and preventive approach and refer to the potential relationship between the responsible factors that result in a sentinel event. Root cause analysis usually performed retrospectively, and it evaluates the reasons for the bad outcomes or for sentinel events that have already occurred.
According to moral right, as the patient and the doctor agree, it should be carry out, without considering the negative impact on the relative and this is not right. Consequentialist however, do seem to focused not only on the patients but the relative. But doe the consequence of euthanasia good to legalized it? This is the question that concern the
One of these rules is that prior sexual history should not be brought up by defense counsel to discredit complainant. This helps to protect the complainant from further trauma and to insure the trial is fair and just. In trials, complainants are able to use testimonial aids. There aids help prevent further trauma from happening by aiding complainants tell their emotional stories. There are many challenges faced in Sexual Assault Law.
Not to mention termination from their present position. The hospital system has to repair its damaged reputation while at the same time prepare to defend itself against potential civil/criminal lawsuits. There are too many incidences were an organization is liable for HIPAA
Some of the types of hospital negligence include inadequate staffing, inadequate supervision, inadequate management or the failure to perform properly understands diagnostic tests and proper care. However it occurs, there is no excuse for placing patients in danger by providing inadequate or negligent care. Licensed and regulated by Federal and State law, hospitals must adhere to certain policies and procedures in order to ensure the health and well-being of their patients. When patients are injured due to negligence, hospitals are liable for the injuries they
Yet, there are still loopholes for the companies. For instance, if prior for any insurance from kicking in, any symptoms can be considered a pre-existing medical issue. However, those symptoms are the reason for seeking medical attention. (Sicko) America needs realize the inability for people to have and pay for healthcare is their own problem, and not the problem of the government. (Quinn, Kevin) Employment is the best and most
Health care providers must be cautious in balancing the information they share and the information they keep private. There have been myths about the guidelines, which have created lots of confusion for many. McGowan (2012) gave some of these common myths about the accountability act: HIPAA prohibits providers from discussing a patient’s condition over the phone with a patient, provider, or a family member, HIPAA prevents providers from discussing