Informed Consent and Truth Telling: The Chinese Confucian Moral Perspective
HEC (Hospital Ethics Committee) Forum. 2000 Mar; 12(1): 87-95.
Clinical Ethics; Clinical Ethics Committees; Cultural Pluralism; Consent; Deception; Decision Making; Diagnosis; Disclosure; Ethics; Ethics Committees; Family Members; Informed Consent; Minority Groups; Non-Western World; Patient Care; Physician Patient Relationship; Physicians; Prognosis; Third Party Consent; Truth Disclosure; Western World;
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Fan, Ruiping; Li, Benfu (2004-04)Truth-telling to competent patients is widely affirmed as a cardinal moral and biomedical obligation in contemporary Western medical practice. In contrast, Chinese medical ethics remains committed to hiding the truth as ...