Medical Records: Practicalities and Principles of Patient Possession
Gilhooly, Mary L.M.
McGhee, Sarah M.
Journal of Medical Ethics. 1991 Sep; 17(3): 138-143.
This review of issues and research is in two parts: 1) practical problems surrounding patient-held records and 2) ethical arguments for and against patient-held records. We argue that research on patient-held records indicates that there are no substantial practical drawbacks and considerable ethical benefits to be derived from giving patients custody of their medical records.
Attitudes; Autonomy; Communication; Comprehension; Confidentiality; Economics; Health; Hospitals; Medical Records; Patient Access to Records; Patient Transfer; Patients; Physician Patient Relationship; Physicians; Property Rights; Psychiatry; Psychological Stress; Property; Records; Research; Review; Rights; Stigmatization;
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