Important patient. Definition

Medical Definition: important patient

Patient who, by his public office or work of special responsibility, is deserving of special attention from the doctor. Paradoxically, the more attention is paid to assisting you with the same request to other patients. May pose problems to professional secrecy, which can be solved by the doctor inform the patient or his representative; this, given the importance of the patient, then communicate the information it considers relevant to the media.

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