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Author McHale, Jean V. (Jean Vanessa), 1965-

Title Medical confidentiality and legal privilege / Jean V. McHale
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1993
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 160 pages)
Series Social ethics and policy series
Social ethics and policy series.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Table of cases; SHOULD THE DOCTOR TELL?; COMPARISONS AND INCONSISTENCIES; CONFIDENTIALITY: A PRINCIPLE TO BE PROTECTED?; CONFIDENTIALITY: RHETORIC OR REALITY?; PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN PRIVILEGE ENACTMENT; MEDICAL PRIVILEGE, COSTS AND APPLICATION; Notes; Index
Summary McHale asks why a doctor can be forced to disclose a patients' confidences in court when other professional confidences are protected. She goes on to look at whether doctors keep patients' confidences and the need for statutory reform
Analysis Great Britain
Medical records Disclosure Law
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-155) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.
Confidential communications -- Physicians -- Great Britain.
Medical records -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- legislation & jurisprudence
Confidentiality -- legislation & jurisprudence.
Medical Records -- legislation & jurisprudence.
United Kingdom.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203323157 (electronic bk.)
0203408055 (electronic bk.)
0415046955 (Cloth)
9780203323151 (electronic bk.)
9780203408056 (electronic bk.)
9780415046954 (Cloth)