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Ethical decision-making: Tension between the values of the patient and of the healthcare practitioner

  • In: End-of-life communication and ethical decision-making on Wednesday, 5 September 2018, 9:00-12:00
  • At: Glasgow (Scotland) (2018)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: ZELLMER, William (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, USA)
  • Abstract:

    This lecture will discuss ethical tensions that may arise between patients and healthcare practitioners at the end of life. These tensions may stem from conflicts between patients’ rights and health professionals’ perceived roles and from differing religious beliefs, cultural values, and attitudes toward pain management. Recommendations of


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