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A person having knowledge or information about a particular subject or event.
Ethical Requirements for Expert Witnesses
|Experts should testify only about those aspects of care for which they have direct knowledge, specific educational background, and clinical experience||Limits the likelihood that generalists will provide testimony outside their areas of specialization or expertise|
|The testimony should be based on a complete review of all the facts of a case||Decreases the chances that the medical record will be misinterpreted as a result of bias or incomplete study|
|The testimony must be scientifically up-to-date and its conclusions must be verifiable using evidence-based scholarship||Prevents the witness from relying on subjective impressions, ideas, or personal experiences|
|The payment that the witness receives must not be contingent on securing a victorious outcome at trial||Limits the motivation to alter testimony purely for financial gain|
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Witness." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749174/all/fact_witness.
Witness. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749174/all/fact_witness. Accessed July 21, 2019.
Witness. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749174/all/fact_witness
Witness [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 21]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/749174/all/fact_witness.
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