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noun archetype, basis of comparison, canon, comparison, criterion, example, exemplar, frame of reference, gauge, grade of excellence, guide, ideal, level of excellence, measure, model, norm, norma, paradigm, paragon, pattern, precedent, prototype, regula, touchstone
Associated concepts: standard established by law, standard of care, standard of conduct, standard of proof
See also: broad, bylaw, canon, code, constant, conventional, cornerstone, criterion, customary, decorum, designation, epitome, example, exemplar, familiar, general, guide, habitual, household, law, mediocre, model, mundane, norm, normal, ordinary, paradigm, paragon, pattern, popular, precedent, prevalent, principle, pro forma, prototype, rate, regular, repeated, representative, routine, rule, stare decisis, symbol, typical, uniform, usual

STANDARD, in war. An ensign or flag used in war.

STANDARD, measure. A weight or measure of certain dimensions, to which all other weights and measures must correspond; as, a standard bushel. Also the quality of certain metals, to which all others of the same kind ought to be made to conform; as, standard gold, standard silver. Vide Dollar; Eagle; Money.

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Based on Korman, the duty to disclose should be governed by the reasonable patient standard in the context of recommendations for treatment.
There are two aspects of note to the court's analysis in Marsingill I: (1) the factors a court should consider in resolving the competing interests relevant to the duty to disclose, and (2) courts' preferences for the reasonable patient standard in this setting.
94) Preferring the "modern trend" of case law, the Korman court adopted the reasonable patient standard proposed by Canterbury and articulated by Hondroulis.

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