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  1. Confidentiality of patient-related information.

    Article - En anglais

    Confidentiality is one of the cornerstones of the physician-patient relationship.

    Patients expect that their health care will be kept confidential, and the physician's legal and ethical responsibilities mandate this.

    Nevertheless, important, countervailing societal interests require that confidentiality be sacrificed under some circumstances.

    Patients, too, have legitimate access to their health care information.

    Familiarity with legal and ethical aspects of confidentiality will facilitate patient care and help protect the physician against allegations of breach of the patient's confidentiality.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Secret medical, Relation médecin malade, Confidentialité, Médecine légale, Homme, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Medical confidentiality, Physician patient relation, Privacy, Legal medicine, Human, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0591943

    Code Inist : 002B30A10. Création : 09/06/1995.