Medical Decision and Patient's Preference: 'Much Ethics' and More Trust Always Needed
Symvoulakis, Emmanouil K
International journal of medical sciences 2011; 8(4): 351-2
There is much discussion on medical ethics literature regarding the importance of the patients' right for self-determination. We discuss some of the limitations of patient's autonomy with the aim to draw attention to the ethical complexity of medical decision making in the everyday clinical practice.
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