Paper or Plastic? From Paper Records to Electronic Database

TitlePaper or Plastic? From Paper Records to Electronic Database
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsSchrag, B
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Keywordsand , Confidentiality; , Data , of , Privacy , storage
AbstractDr. Edwards has developed an electronic database to manage patient records. He is beginning to use the database as a research tool, but his patients have never consented to having their data used for research purposes.
NotesBrian Schrag, ed., Research Ethics: Cases and Commentaries, Volume 6, Bloomington, Indiana: Association for Practical and Professional Ethics
URLhttp://www.onlineethics.org/Resources/Cases/paper.aspx
OEC Unique IdentifierEthics in Mental Health Research, Case Studies

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