Truth, Trust and Medicine
Truth, Trust and Medicine investigates trust and honesty in medicine. It looks at the doctor-patient relationship, raising questions which disturb notions of patients' autonomy and self-determination, such as withholding information and consent and covert surveillance in care units. It will be of interest to those working in medical ethics and applied philosophy, and a valuable resource for practitioners of medicine.
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Noble lies and therapeutic tricks
Why truthfulness matters
What truthfulness requires
The teaching we need to preserve truthfulness
Doctors and nurses as caring pragmatists
Deceptions and concealments in medical and nursing practice
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