Medical paternalism serves the patient best.

  title={Medical paternalism serves the patient best.},
  author={Leong Seng Lim},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  volume={43 3},
It seems obvious that in a post-modern, constructivist world where meaning and value systems are often subjective and relative, any absolutist view is likely to be questionable. This is more so if it relates to ethics, the foundations, interpretation and application of which have been and continue to be much debated. So, in addressing the proposition, my efforts were directed at identifying a position that would mediate polarity. I examined the contention that the doctor, because he is better… CONTINUE READING