Truth-Telling in Clinical Practice
Hebert, Philip C.
Canadian Family Physician. 1994 Dec; 40: 2105-2113.
Autonomy; Case Studies; Communication; Competence; Counseling; Consent; Deception; Decision Making; Diagnosis; Disclosure; Family Members; Informed Consent; Legal Aspects; Minors; Negligence; Patients; Physician Patient Relationship; Physicians; Prognosis; Psychological Stress; Trust; Truth Disclosure;
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Tuckett, Anthony G. (2004-09)In general, most, but not necessarily all, patients want truthfulness about their health. Available evidence indicates that truth-telling practices and preferences are, to an extent, a cultural artefact. It is the case ...