Arguments Against Confidentiality

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Confidentiality is the ethical code or lawful right that a physician or other health professional will hold secret all information relating to patient, unless the patient gives consent permitting disclosure Register nurse became fired for using her computer access code at work to pull up her ex-husband’s medical records at his demand. The patient gave his ex-wife right to access his medical records, including a durable power of attorney, advance medical directive and the hospital’s own permissions from specifically naming his wife. The nurse filled a complaint which give rise to in her reinstatement with back pay. I think there was no alternative to this because the patients trusted his ex-wife because he new she will help her in explained

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