Law and Ehtics in Medicine

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Dr. Smith is sued for malpractice. When called to give testimony at trial, he will be allowed to testify about the patient's care.

I think that's True

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be barred for revealing medical information about the patient's care.
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not be permitted to take the witness stand.
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be allowed to testify, but not about the patient's care

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  1. Although I'm not a lawyer, I assume you are correct. If the patient has sued the doctor for malpractice, the patient must have given up his/her right of privacy. The doctor has the right to testify about the patient's care in order to defend him/herself.

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  2. thanks ") I thought that as well if you are suing then the doctor should have a right to defend him/herself

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  3. You're welcome. :-)

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