Persona y Bioética 24 (1):14-27 (2020)

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Quality of Life Reach in Medical Care Alcance da qualidade de vida no atendimento médico The term quality of life has increasingly widespread use in biomedical practice, especially in end-of-life situations. Experience shows that the expression is often used with very different —and sometimes conflicting— scopes. The present article presents the results of a literature review that show diverse positions, while delimitating the subject. The analysis compares the terms “quality of life,” “human dignity,” and “value of human life.” Para citar este artículo / To reference this article / Para citar este artigo Páez G, López-Gabeiras MP, Moreno-D’Anna M. Alcance de la “calidad de vida” en atención médica. Pers Bioet. 2020;24:14-27. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5294/pebi.2020.24.1.2 Recibido: 06/11/2019 Aceptado: 04/03/2020 Publicado: 07/05/2020
Keywords Qualidade de vida  Quality of life  bioethics  bioética  calidad de vida  dignidad humana  dignidade  dignity  respect  respeito  valor da vida  valor de la vida  value of life
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DOI 10.5294/pebi.2020.24.1.2
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Speaking of the Value of Life.Daniel P. Sulmasy - 2011 - Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 21 (2):181-199.
Rethinking Dignity.Kristi Giselsson - 2018 - Human Rights Review 19 (3):331-348.

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