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    What About the Dentist-Patient Relationship in Dental Tourism?C. Paganelli, P. Delbon, L. Laffranchi & A. Conti - 2014 - Journal of Medical Ethics 40 (3):209-210.
    Dental tourism is patients travelling across international borders with the intention of receiving dental care. It is a growing phenomenon that raises many ethical issues, particularly regarding the dentist–patient relationship. We discuss various issues related to this phenomenon, including patient autonomy over practitioner choice, patient safety, continuity of care, informed consent and doctor–patient communication, among other factors. In particular, patients partaking in medical tourism should be informed of its potential problems and the importance of proper planning and post-treatment care to (...)
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  2. HIV-Positive Status and Preservation of Privacy: A Recent Decision From the Italian Data Protection Authority on the Procedure of Gathering Personal Patient Data in the Dental Office.A. Conti, P. Delbon, L. Laffranchi, C. Paganelli & F. De Ferrari - 2012 - Journal of Medical Ethics 38 (6):386-388.
    The processing of sensitive information in the health field is subject to rigorous standards that guarantee the protection of information confidentiality. Recently, the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali) stated their formal opinion on a standard procedure in dental offices involving the submission of a questionnaire that includes the patient's health status. HIV infection status is included on the form. The Authority has stated that all health data collection must be in accordance with the current (...)
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    Consent in Dentistry: Ethical and Deontological Issues.A. Conti, P. Delbon, L. Laffranchi & C. Paganelli - 2013 - Journal of Medical Ethics 39 (1):59-61.
    In Italy, consent for health treatment, aside from being an ethical and deontological obligation, constitutes an essential requirement for any medical treatment according to articles 13 and 32 of the National Constitution and also in accordance with the Council of Europe's ‘Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine’. An essential requirement for the validity of consent is that clear, exhaustive and adequate information be provided to the patient himself: the practice of informed consent is a communicative relationship in which the patient (...)
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