On Taylor's justification of medical informed consent

Bioethics 26 (4):207-214 (2012)
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In contemporary Western biomedical ethics, informed consent practices are commonly justified in terms of the intrinsic value of patient autonomy. James Stacey Taylor maintains that this conception of the moral grounding of medical informed consent is mistaken. On the basis of his reasoning to that effect, Taylor argues that medical informed consent is justified by the instrumental value of personal autonomy. In this article, I examine whether Taylor's justification of medical informed consent is plausible
Keywords medical informed consent  patient  justification  autonomy  J.S. Taylor
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-8519.2010.01842.x
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