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  1. defamation of character, and invasion of privacy
  2. assault, battery, false imprisonment
  3. failure to take reasonable precautions to protect others from the risk of harm
  4. intentional threat
  5. intentional, unintentional, quasi-intentional
  6. makes accessiblitiy to public buildings a civil right of all Americans
  7. consent by a patient to undergo a medical or surgical treatment or to participate in an experiment after the patient understands the risks involved
  8. (n.) a crime or offense that is less serious than a felony; any minor misbehavior or misconduct
  9. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act - 1996- written to protect the privacy of health info.
  10. carrying out the threat. you must have an assault to have a battery
  11. legal documents used to indicate care wishes and limit the amount of unwanted aggressive treatment and terminal illness. aim to provide "clear and convincing proof" of wishes
  12. civil wrong made against a person or property
  13. failure of professional duty or professional misconduct
  14. Law which states that no patient can be denied medical treatment
  15. person publishing info knows its false, and does it anyway
  16. The right of an individual to keep biographical data, personal ideas, and feelings secret
  17. words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another
  18. Damaging a person's reputation by making public statements that are both false and malicious
  19. A proposal that established uniform guidelines for determining when death has occurred.
  20. gave residents the right to be free of unnecessary and inappropriate restraints.
  21. a tort consisting of false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person
  22. the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
  23. willful acts that violate another's rights.
  24. regulate relations between individuals or groups of individuals
  25. (civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions
  26. describes an honest mistake by a person operating in good faith
  27. describe and define the legal boundaries of nursing practice within each state
  28. Law passed by the U.S. Congress or state legislatures
  29. how health care providers treat private info once it has been disclosed to others.
  30. requires healthcare facilities to provide written information on the patient's right to execute advance directives & to accept or refuse medical treatment
  31. patient has a right to be free from unwanted intrusions
  32. prohibits the purchase or sale of organs
  33. intent to harm is lacking.
  34. detailed guidelines describing the minimal nursing care that can reasonably be expected to ensure high quality care in a defined situation (eg, a medical diagnosis or a diagnostic test)
  35. negligence, malpractice
  36. document that allows individuals to state what measures should be taken to prolong their lives if they have a terminal condition
  37. law made by the authorities or administrative agencies
  38. malice, slander, libel
  39. A statute that forbids health plans from placing lifetime or annual limits on mental health coverage that are less generous than those placed on medical or surgical benefits.
  40. a legal agreement that allows an agent or representative of the patient to act on behalf of the patient.
  41. living wills, and durable power of attorney
  42. depriving a person of freedom of movement without the persons consent and without privilege
  43. allows person 18 years or older and of sound mind to make a gift of any or all parts of their body for purposes of organ transplantation or medical research
  44. a crime more serious than a misdemeanor and punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or death
  45. A strategy developed to reduce or control the chance of harm or loss to one's health or life; the process of identifying, evaluating, selecting and implementing actions to reduce risk to human health and to ecosystems
  46. is the ability to make right choices for oneself as it relates to medical care.