N108: Transition to the Registered Professional Nurse Role Study Guide 45. The idea that therapy and treatment that has been proved in clinical research should be used in patient care is called: a. Outcome criteria b. Evidence-based medicine c. Continuity of care d. Malpractice 46. Which of the following statements should not be documented? a.
The patient complained of blurry vision b. The patient’s blood pressure was 120/70 c. The patient’s speech was slurred d. The patient was drunk 47. The goal of risk management is: a. To increase the cost of healthcare b. To minimize unsafe care to the patient c. To keep errors from being reported d. To blame nurses for all problems 48. Which branch of government creates statues? a.
Executive b. Regulators c. Legislative d. Judicial 49. What term refers to negligence done by a professional in the course of practice? a. Malpractice b. Comparative negligence c. Fraud d. Battery 50. Leaving the patient without care is called what? a. Malpractice b. Battery c. Common d. Abandonment