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Does Volk v DeMeerleer Conflict with the AMA Code of Medical Ethics on Breaching Patient Confidentiality to Protect Third Parties?

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Title
Does Volk v DeMeerleer Conflict with the AMA Code of Medical Ethics on Breaching Patient Confidentiality to Protect Third Parties?
Published in
AMA Journal of Ethics, January 2018
DOI 10.1001/journalofethics.2018.20.1.peer2-1801
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Abstract

A recent Washington State case revisits the obligation of mental health clinicians to protect third parties from the violent acts of their patients. Although the case of Volk v DeMeerleer raises multiple legal, ethical, and policy issues, this article will focus on a potential ethical conflict between the case law and professional guidelines, namely the American Medical Association's Code of Medical Ethics.

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Unknown 2 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 1 50%
Unknown 1 50%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 1 50%
Unknown 1 50%