The standard of care in Iowa when it comes to medical malpractice
In order to provide certain guidance to judges overseeing medical malpractice cases and to assist in determining whether or not medical malpractice was actually a factor in the case or not the law includes what is known as the acceptable standard of car. This can be used as a scale or reference to compare against the actual case in hand.
The acceptable standard of care will basically be a pre-defined rule book of what measures a doctor must take in terms of diagnosing or treatment, which is considered rational and reasonable. If a pre-defined acceptable standard of care does not exist for a certain medical condition then an expert will be summoned to provide one.
The actual care provided will be compared to the acceptable standard of care and if it is found that the care provided did not match up to the acceptable standards then medical malpractice is said to have occurred.
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