Assault versus Battery

by Cathy Parkes March 19, 2021

Assault vs. Battery: Remember A before B! Assault is threatening a patient, Battery is following through with that threat.

Assault vs. Battery: Remember A before B! Assault is threatening a patient, Battery is following through with that threat. 

Assault, Battery, and False Imprisonment (e.g., inappropriately restraining a patient physically or chemically) are allIntentional Torts.



Related Posts

Donepezil is a KEY medication used for Alzheimer's disease. It does NOT cure the disease, but it may improve memory, cognition, and an individual’s ability to perform ADLs.
Donepezil & Alzheimer's

by Cathy Parkes Apr 05, 2021

Donepezil is a KEY medication used for Alzheimer's disease. It does NOT cure the disease, but it may improve memory, cognition, and an individual’s ability to perform ADLs.

Read Article
A patient is POSITIVE for orthostatic hypotension if: The SBP decreases more than 20mmHg when changing position AND/OR the DBP decreases more than 10mmHg
Orthostatic Hypotension

by Cathy Parkes Apr 02, 2021

A patient is POSITIVE for orthostatic hypotension if: The SBP decreases more than 20mmHg when changing position AND/OR the DBP decreases more than 10mmHg
Read Article
ACE inhibitors typically end in -pril (ex: captopril, lisinopril). Remember the key side effects: hypotension, A=Angioedema, C=Cough, E=Elevated potassium)
ACE Inhibitors

by Cathy Parkes Mar 31, 2021

ACE inhibitors typically end in -pril. Remember the key side effects.
Read Article