TITLE

Human values in health care: Trying to get it right

AUTHOR(S)
Dossetor, John B.
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 12, p1689
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines major issues prevalent in bioethics, as of December 15, 1997. Slow evolution of bioethics as a field; Discernible trends in bioethics; Need for bioethics to consider contextual features and meaning of relationships; Tension between duty-based Kantian deontologic ethics and outcome-based utilitarian ethics; Issues of long-term and palliative care; Personal decision-making; New ethical dilemmas; Broader issues.
ACCESSION #
9712224006

 

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