EXERCISES, LESSON 3, SECTION IV
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.
The medical record itself, the form or other medium on which the data is stored,
belongs to the:
As far as the medical record is concerned, the patient has a right to:
The information contained in the records.
The original copy of the medical record.
Destroy all copies of the record.
Limit the health care providers access to his or her records.
Information contained in the patient's medical records is NOT generally released:
For diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
For medical research.
As admissible evidence in court proceedings.
To hospital accreditation examiners.
To third parties authorized by the patient.
For use by the press.
Third-party access by lawyers, insurance companies, family members, etc. to
information contained in a patient's medical records must be authorized by the