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Author Churchill, Larry R., 1945-
Title What patients teach : the everyday ethics of health care / Larry R. Churchill, Joseph B. Fanning, and David Schenck.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]

Author Churchill, Larry R., 1945-
Subject Medical ethics.
Physician and patient.
Patients -- Psychology.
Ethics, Clinical.
Delivery of Health Care -- ethics.
Patients -- psychology.
Sick Role -- ethics.
Alt Name Fanning, Joseph B.,
Schenck, David,
Description 1 online resource (xix, 184 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Being a patient and living a life -- Clinical space and traits of healing -- False starts and frequent failures -- Three journeys -- Being a patient : the moral field -- Rethinking healthcare ethics : the patient's moral authority.
Summary Being a patient is a unique interpersonal experience but it is also a universal human experience. The relationships formed when we are patients can also teach some of life's most important lessons, and these relationships provide a special window into ethics, especially the ethics of healthcare professionals. This book answers two basic questions: As patients see it, what things allow relationships with healthcare providers to become therapeutic? What can this teach us about healthcare ethics? This volume presents detailed descriptions and analyses of 50 interviews with 58 patients, representi.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199331192 (electronic bk.)
0199331197 (electronic bk.)
1299940129 (ebk)
9781299940123 (ebk)
OCLC # 859537022
Additional Format Print version: Churchill, Larry R., 1945- What patients teach 9780199331185 (DLC) 2013006810 (OCoLC)828176226

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