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Record Group Number: 000893
Series/Collection Number: .S 440
Creator: Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Hospital.
Title, Dates: Hospital registers, 1943-1967.
Amount: 62.00 v.
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Organization/Arrangement: By record type.
Restrictions: Restricted by Section 395.3025, Florida Statutes, Patient and personnel records; copies; examination, which states in part, "Patient records are confidential and must not be disclosed without the consent of the patient or his or her legal representative. . ."  The restriction holds for any records under 50 years old, per section 257.38(2), Florida Statutes: "All public records transferred to the custody of the division shall be subject to the provisions of s. 119.07(1), except that any public record or other record provided by law to be confidential or prohibited from inspection by the public shall be made accessible only after a period of 50 years from the date of the creation of the record."

Chapter 405, F.S., Medical Information Available for Research, provides for access to confidential patient records by specified parties "only for the purpose of advancing medical research or medical education in the interest of reducing morbidity or mortality. . ."
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Summary:     The series contains hospital registers of the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University Hospital from 1943 to 1967. The registers are of several types including emergency and accidents, delivery room, autopsy reports, recovery room, pediatrics, medicare and operating room.
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Subject Access Fields: Teaching hospitals Florida
African Americans Medical care. Florida
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