EXERCISES, LESSON 3, SECTION III
It is recommended that you work the following exercises before beginning the next
section of the lesson. After you have completed the exercises, check your answers
against the solutions following the exercises. For any answer missed, reread the
material referenced in the solution.
MULTIPLE-CHOICE. Select the ONE response that BEST completes the statement or
BEST answers the question.
Barring any overriding state interest, __________________________is/are
protected, in some states, so that the physician cannot disclose this information
except upon the consent of the patient.
b. Information learned outside the context of the physician-patient relationship.
c. Facts that are generally known.
In some states, ________________________________ may also be exempt
from testifying about confidential disclosures, by implication, as an agent of the
The x-ray technologist.
All hospital personnel.
While all medical personnel have a moral obligation to respect the confidentiality
of their patients, there are no legal decisions regarding the exemption of
_____________________________ from testifying in court about a patient's
personal or medical information.
Nurses and dentists.
Medical students, attendants, technicians, and nonmedical employees of the