The Patient Self-Determination Act: Potential Ethical Quandaries and Benefits
Young, Ernle W.D.
Jex, Shelli A.
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 1992 Spring; 1(2): 107-115.
Advance Directives; Allowing to Die; Autonomy; Communication; Cultural Pluralism; Consent; Decision Making; Disclosure; Economics; Evaluation; Government; Health; Health Facilities; Health Personnel; Information Dissemination; Informed Consent; Institutional Policies; Legal Aspects; Legislation; Minority Groups; Physician Patient Relationship; Prognosis; Public Opinion; Right to Die; Risks and Benefits; State Government; Third Party Consent; Treatment Refusal; Truth Disclosure; Values;
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Respect for the Patient's Integrity and Self-Determination -- an Ethical Imperative Called Upon in the Swedish Health and Medical Care Act Andersson, Margareta (1996)The Swedish Health and Medical Care Act of 1983, states that health and medical care should be based on respect for the patient's self determination and integrity. The aim of this statement according to the legislative ...