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The practice of confidentiality in an Aboriginal medical service. What do GPs need to know? [PDF]    Australia
Authors: Jenny James et al and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Australian Family Physician Vol. 38, No. 10, October 2009
The medical ethic of confidentiality is usually taught from a western ethical perspective based on the Hippocratic oath. This study at an urban Aboriginal medical service aimed to explore how confidentiality is understood in a community controlled Aboriginal health service, with a view to informing the training of general practitioners.


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