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(lī″ă-bil′ĭt-ē )

The legal responsibility to make restitution for loss or damage. In health care, a provider is legally responsible for actions that fail to meet the standards of care or are grossly negligent, thereby causing harm to the patient.

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TY - ELEC T1 - liability ID - 741442 ED - Venes,Donald, BT - Taber's Medical Dictionary UR - https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/741442/all/liability PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 23 DB - Taber's Online DP - Unbound Medicine ER -