As a clerk in the risk-management department at a local hospital, you are familiar with the concepts of patient abuse in the health care industry. Given your expertise in the field, you have been asked are to host a discussion panel on the various types of patient abuses with your colleagues.
In your posting, you are to include an example of patient abuse that could occur in a hospital setting and discuss the following:
What type of abuse does your example represent (e.g., physical, psychological, financial, medical, etc.)?
How could the abuse have been prevented?