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Related to patient data: patient information
patient dataInformation about an individual patient, which may be relevant to decisions about current or future health or illness. Patient data should be collected using methods that minimise systematic and random error.
an animal that is ill or is undergoing treatment for disease.
name, initials, sex, address, postcode, phone number.
continuous or frequent periodic clinical assessment.
are adapted from the statement applicable to human medicine. They are really only applicable to the client in the veterinary situation. See client rights.