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Bioethics and Cara Sui
Cara sui (care of the self) is a guiding thread in Foucault's later writings on ethics. Following Foucault in that inquiry, we are urged beyond our fairly superficial conceptions of consequences, harms, benefits, and the ...
Evaluation and Ethical Review of a Tool to Explore Patient Preferences for Information and Involvement in Decisions Making
AIM: To improve clinical and ethical understanding of patient preferences for information and involvement in decision making. OBJECTIVES: To develop and evaluate a clinical tool to elicit these preferences and to consider ...
Finnish Doctors and the Realisation of Patient Autonomy in the Context of End of Life Decision Making
Patient autonomy is a fundamental principle in end of life decision making. However, its realisation may take a variety of forms. Discourse analysis was conducted in a qualitative interview study of 19 physicians. The ...
Principles Help to Analyse but Often Give No Solution -- Secondary Prevention After a Cardiac Event
The aim of this paper is to investigate whether or not ethical conflicts can be identified, analysed and solved using ethical principles. The relation between the physician and the patient with ischemic heart disease (IHD) ...