Published in Physician Law Weekly, April 8th, 2009
"Although these conversations are necessary to manage the care of patients, the breach of confidentiality is of concern because of where the discussions occur and what is being communicated in public places. Healthcare professionals, including nurses, are at risk in matters of patient confidentiality," wrote J.A. Erlen and colleagues, University of Pittsburgh, Nursing Department.
The researchers concluded: "This article discusses...
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