In this case you have heard [a] medical expert[s] express [an] opinion[s] as to the standard of professional learning, skill and care required of the defendant.

To evaluate [each] such opinion, you should consider the qualifications and credibility of the witness and the reasons given for his opinion. Give [each] [the] opinion the weight to which you deem it entitled.

[You must resolve any conflict in the testimony of the witnesses by weighing each of the opinions expressed against the others, taking into consideration the reasons given for the opinion, the facts relied upon the witness, his relative credibility, and his special knowledge, skill, experience, training and education.]

NEV. J.I. 6.19

BAJI 6.30

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