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If a medical assistant calls in a prescription that is refillable and the patient has an adverse reaction to the medication, are they protected from a lawsuit under doctrine or respondent superior?

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In order for the medical assistant to be protected under respondent superior, the medical assistant must have proof that a master-servant relationship exists between the medical assistant and the doctor who ordered them to call in the medication. Medical assistants are ...

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This solution discusses medical assistant responsibilities and liabilities.