A Defense of Medical Paternalism: Maximizing Patients' Autonomy
Komrad, Mark S.
Journal of Medical Ethics 1983 March; 9(1): 38-44
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Komrad, Mark S. (1983-03)After reviewing philosophical interpretations of autonomy and paternalism, the author considers these principles in the context of the physician-patient relationship. He concludes that, since illness entails a state of ...