Informed Consent and Truth Telling: The Chinese Confucian Moral Perspective
HEC (Healthcare Ethics Committee) Forum 2000 March; 12(1): 87-95
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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 ...
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