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Diagnostic Images

Type

PIB

Authority

Public Hospitals Act RS.0 1990, c. P.40

Description

Medical images of patients

Format

Electronic

Information Maintained

Please see Patient Register; diagnostic images

Uses

Diagnosis and care and treatment of patient

Users

Care providers

Individuals in Bank

Patients

Retention and Disposal

Adult: at least 5 years after the day on which the image is created. Children under 18 years: at least 5 years after the patient's 18th birthday