Bioethics for clinicians: continuing the series

Singer, Peter A.; Todkill, Anne Marie
October 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/03/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 7, p833
Academic Journal
Presents the author's view concerning clinicians understanding and accommodating patients' values as an aspect of patient-centered care. Suggestion that patients respond to illness and make health care decisions within a personal context which is shaped by culture, religion, temperament and experience; Thought that ethical aspects of clinical practice is a critical determinant of quality care; Discussion of bioethics as it applies to medical professionals and patients.


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