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The Clinical Encounter: The Moral Fabric of the Patient-Physician Relationship / Edition 1

The Clinical Encounter: The Moral Fabric of the Patient-Physician Relationship / Edition 1

by E.E. Shelp


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ISBN-13: 9789027715937
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/30/1983
Series: Philosophy and Medicine , #14
Edition description: 1983
Pages: 310
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Section I / Historical Inquiries and Perspectives.- Evolution of the Patient-Physician Relationship: Antiquity Through the Renaissance.- The Legacy of Modern Anglo-American Medical Ethics: Correcting Some Misperceptions.- American Medical Ethics and the Physician-Patient Relationship.- Section II / Models of the Patient-Physician Relationship.- Veatch, May, and Models: A Critical Review and a New View.- The Case for Contract in Medical Ethics.- A Rejoinder.- Legal Models of the Patient-Physician Relation.- The Common Law as a model of the Patient-Physician Relationship: A Response to Professor Brody.- Jewish Religious Law as a Model of the Patient-Physician Relationship: A Comment on Professor Brody’s Essay.- Response to Franck and White.- Section III / Conceptual and Theoretical Analyses.- The Healing Relationship: The Architectonics of Clinical Medicine.- The Psychiatric Patient-Physician Relationship.- The Physician as Stranger: The Ethics of the Anonymous Patient-Physician Relationship.- The Internal Morality of Medicine: An Essential Dimension of the Patient-Physician Relationship.- Scope of the Therapeutic Relationship.- Section IV / Morality in the Patient-Physician Relationship.- The Physician-Patient Relationship in a Secular, Pluralist Society.- The Therapeutic Relationship: Is Moral Conduct a Necessary Condition?.- A Theological Context for the Relationship Between Patient and Physician.- Notes on Contributors.

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