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    what will you say type of question

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    You have a 62 year old patient that just had a MI, he is stable and you have been talking to him about TX options, you go out and the wifw comes to you and ask, Doc how is my husband doing?
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    why even bother with the obvious. Just know where you are need it and where you can help the most.

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    She is resting now. As soon as she is able, she will speak with you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IMG SURVIVOR View Post
    You have a 62 year old patient that just had a MI, he is stable and you have been talking to him about TX options, you go out and the wifw comes to you and ask, Doc how is my husband doing?
    Must abide by patient confidentiality and simply say: "I am entitled to respect the privacy of my patient. Wait here and I will ask him if he would like me to tell you his status."




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    Quote Originally Posted by MDTOB View Post
    Must abide by patient confidentiality and simply say: "I am entitled to respect the privacy of my patient. Wait here and I will ask him if he would like me to tell you his status."
    That is the general idea or concept.
    Also ifeoha did the same thing by not disclosing nothing to the patient just because is a family member or a spouse.
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    why even bother with the obvious. Just know where you are need it and where you can help the most.

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