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Privacy and Confidentiality in the Therapeutic Relationship

Section 14
Ethics: Protecting the Privacy of Medical Records

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- Ozair, F. F., Jamshed, N., Sharma, A., & Aggarwal, P. (2015 apr-jun). Ethical issues in electronic health records: A general overview. Perspectives in Clinical Research, 6(2), 73-76. doi:10.4103/2229-3485.153997

Information of a patient should be released to others only with the patient's permission or allowed by law. When is a patient unable to do the decisions about information sharing that should be made by the legal representative or legal guardian of the patient? To select and enter your answer go to Test.

Personal Reflection Exercise #2
The preceding section contained ideas about protecting the privacy of medical records. Write three case study examples regarding how you might use the content of this section of the Manual in your practice.

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