Autonomie – Fürsorge – Paternalismus

Abstract

Definition of the problem: Is respect for autonomy in medicine synonymous with respect for autonomous choices? Does it depend on the competency of patients? Arguments: The article criticizes this opinion, which is widely held in the field of medical ethics. This position does not recognize the problem of paternalism in its full import in modern medicine. It… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00481-002-0180-7

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