HU245 UNIT 3 DISCUSSION.docx - Are there instances in which private medical information should be revealed to others in order to protect individuals or

HU245 UNIT 3 DISCUSSION.docx - Are there instances in which...

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Are there instances in which private medical information should be revealed to others in order to protect individuals or the public from harm? No, when we deal with someone’s personal in this matter, my beliefs would be Personal ethical egoism, which says that I ought to act in my own self-interest, and make no claims against what anyone else ought to do. As a twenty-year nurse, I have a sworn Hippocratic duty to keep my patient’s medical information confidential, and if that is their desire, by law they have that right. I believe under no circumstance should the person’s decision to keep their personal information private, be reversed or
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