clinical responsibility

clinical responsibility

Any task or duty involving the professional component of medical practice, which requires the exercise of clinical judgement with respect to Pt care. Cf Administrative responsibility.
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will be comfortable with direct treatment of perinatal psychiatric illness or the extent to which they view this as part of their clinical responsibility remains to be seen.
The concept of a single point of clinical responsibility has long been a foundation of sound community behavioral healthcare systems, although the execution has been challenging given the fragmentation in financing for care.
But the internist would maintain overall clinical responsibility for the patient's care, according to an example offered in the ACP blueprint.
Professionalism, work, and clinical responsibility in pharmacy.
Dr Kevin Hancock, who practises at Liverpool Women's Hospital and sat on the expert panel advising the department of health on the PIP health scare, said: "We are very much of the opinion that private clinics and surgeries which carried out this procedure have a moral and clinical responsibility to these patients.
The questionnaire asked the midwives to state whether they had continued to provide care when transfer of clinical responsibility had occurred.
Our solution is designed as an interdisciplinary patient care tool, so clinicians can utilize the applications for care coordination, communication and as a source of care guidance in the scope of clinical responsibility.
Annette's passion for the profession and raising the profile of her services saw her progress to professional lead for podiatry at NHS Coventry, which gave her clinical responsibility across the podiatry team.
The situation in which excessive caseloads are combined with increased clinical responsibility and burden of measurement, along with minimal clerical help, is unsustainable.
Your decisions and actions demonstrated a serious and reckless disregard of your clinical responsibility for your patient and amount to misconduct.
Funds he attracted from philanthropy allowed him to "buy off" some of the clinical responsibility.
It is also a legal principle in this country that an individual hospital cannot have clinical responsibility for a patient where that patient is treated in a hospital outside their control.

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