The patient will prevail because the physician clearly deviated from the standard of care.
The physician will prevail because the patient suffered no damages.
The patient will prevail because the physician’s actions satisfy both elements of causation.
The physician will prevail because he warned the patient of the risk of deep venous thrombosis.
The patient will prevail because the physician is held to a higher standard of care than an ordinary person.
The physician should get permission from the older sister to stitch the cut.
The physician should continue to try to reach the parents for consent to stitch the cut.
The physician should recommend that the older sister take the girl to the emergency room where they can stitch the cut without parental consent.
The physician should get permission from the senior physician at the clinic to stitch the cut because it is clearly in the child’s best interests.
The physician should get consent to stitch the cut from the girl’s grandparents, who are of legal age to consent.
Will start treating the patient as soon as he reaches you.
Will wait for his brother to arrive.
Will see if the brother is coming in five minutes or not, and then you will proceed.
Will decide according to the injury.
Will ask the patient to leave.
Will ask the patient to be polite and then listen to his concern to solve the problem.
Will shout at the nurse to be foolish.
Will ask the patient to leave the hospital as soon as possible.
Will call the cops and let them handle the situation.
Will shout at the patient for being rude to the nurse.
The woman will prevail because the physician had a duty to warn her that her symptoms suggested she had lung cancer.
The physician will prevail because he had no duty to the woman.
The physician will prevail because he is not the cause in fact of her injury.
The physician will prevail because the woman cannot prove damages.
The woman will prevail because she can show she lost the chance for a better outcome.
He should keep driving as it's his son's birthday.
He should keep driving as it's none of his business.
He should ask that lady to ask someone to give her a lift.
He should give that old woman a lift and take her to the hospital.
None of these
He should not care much as his mother is there to handle things.
He should not care much as the boy is not in danger.
He should let other people handle it.
He should go to the boy and check if things are too serious or not and then act accordingly.
He should mind his own business.
Order a psychiatric evaluation to confirm she understands what terminating dialysis means
Honor her decision not to continue dialysis while ensuring she is comfortable and not in pain
Refer the situation to the ethics committee for further evaluation
Talk to the patient’s parents about the seriousness of the situation and leave it up to them to change her mind.
Refer the situation to the hospital’s legal counsel to ensure the hospital won’t be held liable for discontinuing dialysis.
Keeps driving because he has to reach the hospital
Calls an ambulance and leaves
Takes the injured man to the hospital
Gives the man a hanky and leaves
None of these
Attempt to discourage the patient from his plan while respecting confidentiality
Inform the medical director of your practice of the situation and let him handle it
Inform the patient’s roommate that he is in danger
Inform the patient’s roommate and the police that the roommate is in danger
Call paramedics and put the patient on a 36 hr. hold to further evaluate his mental condition and intent to carry out the threat.
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