While most professionals are subject to national standards of care, according to our text, doctors have traditionally been subject to only local standards of care; though the trend is to impose a national standard of care.
Explain the standard of care to which doctors and other professions are subject. How does this differ from the general reasonable person standard?
Do you think doctors should be subject to national standards of care or only to local standards? Why? Consider both sides of the issue in your argument.