Truth, Trust and Medicine

Routledge (2000)

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Truth, Trust and Medicine investigates the notion of trust and honesty in medicine, and questions whether honesty and openness are of equal importance in maintaining the trust necessary in doctor-patient relationships. Jackson begins with the premise that those in the medical profession have a basic duty to be worthy of the trust their patients place in them. Yet questions of the ethics of withholding information and consent and covert surveillance in care units persist. This book boldly addresses these questions which disturb our very modern notions of a patient's autonomy, self-determination and informed consent.
Keywords Medical ethics  Medicine Philosophy  Physician and patient Moral and ethical aspects
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Reprint years 2001
Call number R725.5.J33 2001
ISBN(s) 0203171713   9780415185479
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