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From Latin “mala praxis”; an unskilled act done by either a doctor, or a lawyer, a nurse, or an architect, that resulted in injury to a client or patient. The failure of a professional to follow the accepted standards of practice of his or her profession. Based on a legal theory that a professional owes duty of care to a patient or a client and if such … Full Definition »
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From Latin “mala praxis”; an unskilled act done by either a doctor, or a lawyer, a nurse, or an architect, that resulted in injury to a client or patient. The failure of a professional to follow the accepted standards of practice of his or her profession. Based on a legal theory that a professional owes duty of care to a patient or a client and if such … Full Definition »
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