Medical ethics' assault upon medical values.


The authors argue that current theories of medical ethics, based on a philosophical patient-oriented autonomy model, have subverted values that are essential to medicine. They analyze the concept of autonomy, then outline attempts to apply the autonomy ethic to medicine by establishing its primacy over principles such as paternalism or patient good… (More)

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@article{Clements1983MedicalEA, title={Medical ethics' assault upon medical values.}, author={Celeste Clements and Ron Sider}, journal={JAMA}, year={1983}, volume={250 15}, pages={2011-5} }