Patient-Centred Ethics and Communication at the End of Life
Oxford/Seattle, WA: Radcliffe, 2006. 171 p.
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Mayes, Christopher (2009)This paper examines the power relations in ?patient-centred communication?. Drawing on the work of Michel Foucault I argue that while patient-centred communication frees the patient from particular aspects of medical power, ...
Response to Ronald M. Perkin and David B. Resnik: The Agony of Trying to Match Sanctity of Life and Patient-Centred Medical Care Kuhse, H. (2002-08)Perkin and Resnik advocate the use of muscle relaxants to prevent the "agony of agonal respiration" arguing that this is compatible with the principle of double effect. The proposed regime will kill patients as certainly ...