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Standard of Care Issues

Hirschfeld, E. (1993). Use of practice parameters as standard of care and in health care reform: A view from the American Medical Association. Joint Commission Journal of Quality Improvements, 19, 322-329.
Physicians would likely feel hemmed in by guidelines that constitute an express legal standard of care and would be afraid to deviate from them except under the auspices of carefully controlled research protocols.
Meadow, W., Mendez, D, Lantos, J, Hupps, R, & Ostrowski, M. (1992). What is the legal "standard of medical care" when there is no standard of medical care? A survey of the use of home apnea monitoring by neonatology fellowship trainng programs in the US. Pediatrics, 89, 1083-1088.
"Use the skill and care that is ordinarily employed by reasonably well-qualified doctors in a similar manner." What should be done if expert opinions differ concerning the care that is "ordinarily" used? 
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