Reproductive Health and Legal Duties of Medical Confidentiality
Medicine and Law, Vol. 18, pp. 217-223, 1999
7 Pages Posted: 23 Aug 2010
Date Written: 1999
This article discusses the reasons for, and the dimensions of, the obligations the law imposes on health care practitioners to keep confidential the information they obtain about their patients in the course of the therapeutic relationship, with particular reference to issues of reproductive health.
Keywords: health care, confidentiality, legal duty
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