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negligence

Medical malpractice The failure or alleged failure on the part of a physician or other health care provider to exercise ordinary, reasonable, usual, or expected care, prudence, or skill–that would usually and customarily be exercised by other reputable physicians treating similar Pts–in performing a legally recognized duty, resulting in forseeable harm, injury or loss to another; negligence may be an act of omission–ie, unintentional, or commission–ie, intentional, characterized by inattention, recklessness, inadvertence, thoughtlessness, or wantonness. See Adverse event, Comparative negligence, Contributory negligence, Gross negligence, Malpractice, Wanton negligence, Willful negligence. Cf Recklessness.
Negligence, required elements  
Duty A recognized relationship between Pt and physician
Breach Failure of a medical practitioner to practice in accordance with standard of care
Proximate cause The plaintiff must show that injury is reasonably connected to physician's action
Damages Plaintiff must show that alleged loss or damage has a quantifiable value such that a monetary payment can be made APLM 1997; 121:252

Patient discussion about damages

Q. How can I lower the damage the cumputer screen is causing my eyes? I work with a computer for long hours every day and so far my sight is still good. Usually after many hours my eyes itch though. All my friends have already ruined their eyes this way and would really like to prevent that... Do you know how?

A. When people hardly concentrate on monitors, used to blink a little. Try to use neutral eyedops. Use only TFT monitors. Another good ways has written above :)

Q. i have nerv damage in my left arm . what are the best ways to dill whith paine excelpt paine pills. not the best speller hope pepole understand. just wonderd what typs of ways you can deal with for paine whithout haveing to take meds; terry

A. here is an article i found for you-

http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/pain-relief-without-pills

"If you're a pain sufferer, here's some good news: Plenty of options exist to ease aches, and many of them don't come in pill form."

Q. What damage does depression do to the brain and how can you treat it? How does it affect your chemical balance, your brain? Is it critical or will be critical later in life? I just read on Yahoo News that Clinical stress could increase risk of Alzheimer's later in life. Does age matter like during teen years? I had depression and begun running. I noticed that I have a hard time focusing and absorbing information. I forgot a lot of things. All my brain seems to focus on is emotions. Can I change that? The running has made me feel a lot better afterwards

A. This is actually a good question- but I couldn’t find any research concerning long term damage from depression. It sounds unreasonable though…because there is no deprivation of oxygen or anything essential in depression. But the brain is a biological system that is under constant change – so it may be that pattern of thought changed. About the Alzheimer's- I only saw articles about depression because of Alzheimer.

More discussions about damages
References in classic literature ?
His mind was rather hazy concerning the damage suit.
"When you testified at the trial, you didn't point out that Jackson received his accident through trying to save the machinery from damage?" I said.
No serious damage, but much pain, could be inflicted, which was just what Bashti had intended.
Thus he learned how to inflict quick and severe damage. Also he learned the value of surprise.
The damage to the buoyancy tanks had evidently been more grievous than he had at first believed.
Enamoured of the tropics, despite the damage done me, I stopped in various places, and was a long while getting back to the splendid, temperate climate of California.
Where a plaintiff seeking an order requiring the defendant city to recalculate and pay the pensions owed to retirees has moved in limine for an order that the plaintiff does not need to prove individual damage amounts for each member of the class at trial, the motion should be allowed, as individual damages are not required to fulfill the damages element of the plaintiff's breach of contract claim.
Damaged private property includes a CNG station at Faizabad that faced Rs12m worth of damages, Rs100,000 worth of damages to a furniture and fibre market, Rs91,000 worth of damages to a grocery store and Rs1.4m worth of damages to Crescent Furniture, a shop near the home of former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.
The sources said provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) in collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) carried out a Recovery Need Assessment (RNA) of damages caused by earthquake to public infrastructure.
The General Establishment for Tobacco sustained around SYP 17.210 billion in damage, while the General Establishment for Cement's damage is estimated at 29.713 billion and the General Establishment for Engineering Industries' damages is around 19.063 billion.
When the Supreme Court capped punitive damages, the business community cheered vociferously.
The Common Ground Alliance (CGA), the leading organization focused on protecting underground utility lines and the safety of people who dig near them, announced that underground utility damages in the U.S.