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According to the AMA, what is the key reason behind a physician's duty of confidentiality to a patient?
A. The U.S. Consititution requires a physician's confidentiality.
B. The patient will feel more confident in disclosing information to a physician.
C.If a patient reveals information about a patient,that information isn't admissible in a lawsuit.
D.Sharing a patient's medical information is a form of defamation.

I am tossed up between B and D

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  1. I lean toward D.

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  2. Thank-You

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  3. answer is B

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