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Truth, Trust and Medicine

Author: JENNIFER JACKSO
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Pub Date: 09/11/2000
ISBN: 9780415185486
Availability: In stock
Quick overview Investigates trust and honesty in medicine and the doctor-patient relationship, raising questions of patients' autonomy and self-determination. Of interest to those working in medical ethics and applied philosophy, and for medical practitioners.
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Truth, Trust and Medicine investigates trust and honesty in medicine. It looks at the doctor-patient relationship, raising questions which disturb notions of patients' autonomy and self-determination, such as withholding information and consent and covert surveillance in care units. It will be of interest to those working in medical ethics and applied philosophy, and a valuable resource for practitioners of medicine.

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