The concept of “the standard of care” is central to medical malpractice litigation. So, for today, let’s discuss a very basic question: How do medicine and the law define “the standard of care”?
Everywhere I turn lately, I hear from a physician struggling with difficult comments posted on social media. At times, they devolve into name-calling, threats, or alarming attempts to damage that physician’s reputation in the community. This is the first in a 2-part series on a healthy physician response.