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  1. Should Physicians Fake Diagnoses to Help Their Patients?G. Helgesson & N. Lynoe - 2008 - Journal of Medical Ethics 34 (3):133-136.
    Are fake diagnoses and false or misleading certificates permissible means of helping patients? This question is examined in relation to four examples from Swedish health care: the sterilisation case, the asylum case, the virginity case, and the adoption case.We argue that both consequentialist and deontological ethical theories, to be reasonable, need to balance values, principles, and interests such as wellbeing, truthfulness, autonomy, personal integrity, trust in the medical profession, and abidance by national legislation.We conclude that it can be justifiable for (...)
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