Ethical issues in information
informed consent, truth telling
'Anyone who thinks that disclosure of confidential information is morally justified, or even mandatory in some circumstances, bears a burden of proof. While this approach requires a balancing of conflicting duties, it also establishes a structure of moral reasoning and justification.' 1
|•||The duty of care arising from common law and following from the health care professional/consumer relationship (see Chapter 15).|
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Publication information: Book title: Ethical Foundations of Health Care: Responsibilities in Decision Making. Contributors: Jane Singleton - Author, Susan McLaren - Author. Publisher: Mosby. Place of publication: St. Louis, MO. Publication year: 1995. Page number: 103.
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