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Guide to the J. De Fere document, 1897, Apr. 17, Malines, Belgium, to Dr. Louveaux

Summary

DS. De Fere, writing as "le Secretaire de Milice" requests that Louveaux sign and return three attached statements of health. Verso of document bears an undated draft of a letter by an unidentified physician, who, in spite of patient's consent, refuses to comply with a medical insurance company's request for the patient's medical history. The writer cites "le loi du secret medical" as upheld by "l'Association generale des medecins de France", which prohibits the release of patients' medical histories to medical insurance companies.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10397
Title
J. De Fere document, Malines, Belgium, to Dr. Louveaux
Date
1897, Apr. 17
Creator
De Fere, J.
Extent
1 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in French

Collection Overview

DS. De Fere, writing as "le Secretaire de Milice" requests that Louveaux sign and return three attached statements of health. Verso of document bears an undated draft of a letter by an unidentified physician, who, in spite of patient's consent, refuses to comply with a medical insurance company's request for the patient's medical history. The writer cites "le loi du secret medical" as upheld by "l'Association generale des medecins de France", which prohibits the release of patients' medical histories to medical insurance companies.

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J. De Fere document, 1897, Apr. 17, Malines, Belgium, to Dr. Louveaux, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.


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Provenance

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Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

Other Notes

General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.