Why autonomy needs help

@article{Caplan2012WhyAN,
  title={Why autonomy needs help},
  author={A. Caplan},
  journal={Journal of Medical Ethics},
  year={2012},
  volume={40},
  pages={301 - 302}
}
  • A. Caplan
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Medical Ethics
Some argue that to be effective in healthcare settings autonomy needs to be strengthened. The author thinks autonomy is fundamentally inadequate in healthcare settings and requires supplementation by experience-based paternalism on the part of doctors and healthcare providers. 

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