unprofessional conduct

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A general term for behavior by a health professional, usually a physician or nurse, that falls in the category of negligence, incompetence, or misconduct or is unacceptable for other reasons, such as violent outbursts of bad temper. The use of this term leaves open the nature of the behavior, other than indicating that it is unacceptable and usually requires disciplinary or corrective action.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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