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adjective Within reach; referring to a lesion that can be managed by a standard surgical technique, as the lesion is not too deep in the brain or adjacent to vital structures (i.e., inaccessible). With surgical robots, inaccessible sites are becoming increasingly rare.

accessible

Surgery adjective Reachable; a term used in the context of a lesion that can be managed by a standard surgical technique, as the lesion is not deep in the brain or adjacent to vital structures–ie, inaccessible

accessible

(ak-ses'i-bel) [L. accedere, to approach]
1. Able to be used or entered. In the U.S., under the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), public places and places of employment must be accessible to individuals with disabilities through architectural design (such as ramps, wheelchair-wide doorways) and/or the use of assistive technologies. See: barrier-free design
2. In surgery or clinical laboratory science, easy to obtain. It is said of blood or some body fluids (such as saliva), or tissue samples.
3. In clinical medicine, easy to approach or to obtain an appointment with.

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Q. ex-wife works in hospital and accesses my and my familys medical records what can i/we do about this legally this is done without any consent she has computer acess to any records and accesses them upon her own

A. If you are sure of this she is breaking the law...Hippa protects patient right and this is a clear voliation of those right. I suggest you get a copy of the hospitals Right to Privacy , HIPPA paperwork. Then If you can prove this write a letter to hospital admenistration and one to her supervisor and/or director. Let them know you know this is a violation of patient rights and you want it dealt with immediatly or you will seek out legal council. They should responded to your letter in avery timely matter. If you do not have proof discuss with someone in medical record about the "need to know" bases and if ther eis no reason for her to know this information( she could be one tha thas to put it on your records) you would like to be assured she has no access to them and if she is doing a job that would give her the right ask that they please have someone else in the department handle you and your family dure to personal reasons. I encourage you to handle this in a very proffesi

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