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Newark Developmental Center (N.Y.) Medical Records

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
This fragmentary series consists of several types of medical records. A register of operations lists detailed information regarding surgical procedures performed at the facility. This register notes that the surgical facility was closed January 1980 and contains a list of nurses and anesthetists who worked in the facility along with their service dates. Series also includes an x-ray logbook consisting of compiled reports of results of tuberculosis tests; two small menstruation logbooks; and two small pharmaceutical logbooks.
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0.5 cubic feet
Inclusive Dates:
1934-1980
Series Number:
B2630

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Scope and Content Note

This fragmentary series consists of several types of medical records. Register of operations lists date of operation, register number, major or minor, name of patient, room number, name of surgeon, name of assistant, age of patient, anesthetist, anesthesia, name of surgical nurse, postoperative diagnosis, circulating nurse, operation type, drainage, anesthesia unit, surgical code number, complications, hospital number, specimen to lab, and postoperative condition. Register notes that the surgery facility was closed January 1980 and contains a list of nurses and anesthetists who worked in the surgery facility with their service dates. Series also includes an x-ray logbook consisting of compiled reports of results of tuberculosis tests, two small menstruation logbooks, and two small pharmaceutical logbooks.

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Access Restrictions

Restricted permanently in accordance with Section 33.13, Mental Hygiene Law, relating to confidentiality of clinical records, by the U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the N.Y. Public Health Law section 18 and Freedom of Information law section 89.2(b)(ii) relating to personal health information. Access permitted under certain conditions upon application to and approval by the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities.

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