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Medicolegal and Ethics Department of Health and Immigration Status

You are seeing a patient in clinic who has developed tuberculosis He is an undocumented (illegal) immigrant. His family will need to be screened for tuberculosis with PPD skin testing. He is frightened of being deported if the Department of Health learns his immigration status.
what should you tell him?
1- Don t worry, the Department of Health does not ask or report immigration status."
2- "Only people who are non-compliant with medications are reported to the government."
3- "Don't worry, I will fully treat you before we deport you."
4- "l am sorry but there is nothing I can do about it; there is mandatory reporting to the government,
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1 according to Conrad Fischer Book
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