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Examination of a patient at a hospital by a consulting or
referred specialist physician does not create a continuing duty
upon that physician to ensure follow-up once the physician has
supplied the primary or referring physician with results, unless
the patient and the consulting or referred specialist physician
take some further action to continue the relationship.
Scheduled-but-missed appointments are insufficient to continue or
create a duty.
October 04, 2004 at 12:00 AM
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Updated on October 04, 2004
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