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Overview of the nursing home litigation process

Overview of the nursing home litigation process

Geriatric Nursing 23(1): 37-42

An increasing number of nursing home litigations have been filed as a result of the growing nursing home population and laws regulating their care. Understanding the litigation process and developing an awareness of the issues examined by attorneys and experts for both the plaintiff and defense are important for nurses working in long-term care. Knowing the standards of care and the litigation process can prepare nurses to anticipate and successfully defend their positions.

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PMID: 11865256

DOI: 10.1067/mgn.2002.122566

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