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LAW DEPARTMENT

LAW DEPARTMENT the to same extent that the LAW privileged DEPARTMENT knowledge and of the information or examining treating physi¬ cian is privileged. The defendant also contended that the attending MEDICOLEGAL ABSTRACTS should have been to physician answer permitted of as to whether the Communications: Hos¬ questions or not when Admissibility Privileged plaintiff, in Record Made seen the was a whether pital by Attending Physician.—This drug addict; hospital, action the or not the a was an for suffered of by plaintiff damages plaintiff gave history drug addiction; automobile accident. a and whether examination as a result of an From or not of the judg¬ plaintiff indicated him to be a ment for the the defendant to the addict. Answers to these appealed drug plaintiff, Court of Iowa. were not the that questions on Supreme permitted ground but other the defendant contended that were the defendant contended they Among privileged, things that the trial court erred in to admit in evidence the observations of and the made refusing inquired by the the medical record of the made at the hos¬ doctor were of nature of a casual observation plaintiff and that he could where he was taken after the make that without http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

LAW DEPARTMENT

JAMA , Volume 169 (17) – Apr 25, 1959

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1959 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1959.03000340099029
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Abstract

the to same extent that the LAW privileged DEPARTMENT knowledge and of the information or examining treating physi¬ cian is privileged. The defendant also contended that the attending MEDICOLEGAL ABSTRACTS should have been to physician answer permitted of as to whether the Communications: Hos¬ questions or not when Admissibility Privileged plaintiff, in Record Made seen the was a whether pital by Attending Physician.—This drug addict; hospital, action the or not the a was an for suffered of by plaintiff damages plaintiff gave history drug addiction; automobile accident. a and whether examination as a result of an From or not of the judg¬ plaintiff indicated him to be a ment for the the defendant to the addict. Answers to these appealed drug plaintiff, Court of Iowa. were not the that questions on Supreme permitted ground but other the defendant contended that were the defendant contended they Among privileged, things that the trial court erred in to admit in evidence the observations of and the made refusing inquired by the the medical record of the made at the hos¬ doctor were of nature of a casual observation plaintiff and that he could where he was taken after the make that without

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JAMAAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 25, 1959

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