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date: 04 March 2021

Confidentiality 

Source:
A Dictionary of Epidemiology
Author(s):

Miquel Porta

The obligation not to disclose information; the right of a person to withhold information from others. Information in medical records, case registries, and other data files and bases is generally confidential, and epidemiologists are required to obtain permission before being given access to it. This may be the ... ...

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