Here are the elements of a medical malpractice claim in Nevada:
1. Defendant physician, hospital or employee of a hospital, failed, in rendering services, to use the reasonable care, skill or knowledge ordinarily used in similar circumstances;
2. Defendant's conduct was the actual and proximate cause of plaintiff's injury; and,
3. Plaintiff suffered damages.
NRS 41A.009; See, Prabhu v. Levine, 112 Nev. 1538, 930 P.2d 103 (1996).
In order to prevail in a medical malpractice claim in Nevada each of the foregoing elements must be proved.