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reasonable care

Etymology: L, rationalis
the degree of skill and knowledge used by a competent health practitioner in treating and caring for the sick and injured.

reasonable care

In law, the degree of care that an ordinarily prudent or reasonable person would exercise under the same or similar circumstances.
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