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Malpractice refers to professional misconduct or negligence by a healthcare provider. In the medical context, malpractice typically occurs when a doctor, nurse, or other healthcare provider fails to provide care that meets the accepted standard of practice in the medical community, resulting in harm to the patient. Continue Reading Below

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