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Confidentiality in the digital age

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2943 (Published 09 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2943

Re: Confidentiality in the digital age

Confidentiality is professional preservation and protection of personal secrets, which are sacred safeguards of sentimental sensitivity.

Competing interests: No competing interests

14 May 2014
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
Eagle Rock, MO, USA