Adherence, shared decision-making and patient autonomy

  title={Adherence, shared decision-making and patient autonomy},
  author={Lars Sandman and Bradi B. Granger and Inger Ekman and Christian Munthe},
  journal={Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy},
In recent years the formerly quite strong interest in patient compliance has been questioned for being too paternalistic and oriented towards overly narrow biomedical goals as the basis for treatment recommendations. In line with this there has been a shift towards using the notion of adherence to signal an increased weight for patients’ preferences and autonomy in decision making around treatments. This ‘adherence-paradigm’ thus encompasses shared decision-making as an ideal and patient… 

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