TRUST ME, I'M A PHARMACIST! AUTONOMY AND BEST INTERESTS: HOW DO WE RECONCILE THE TWO MAJOR PRINCIPLES IN BIOETHICS?
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Presentation
- By: WINGFIELD, Joy (University of Nottingham, Pharmacy, Nottingham, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Joy Wingfield
For many centuries, doctors have been used to saying what is wrong with a patient, ordering what should be done about it and expecting the subject to do as he or she is told. The very word "patient" has subservient overtones as opposed to "client" or "customer". This paternalistic relationship required deep trust in the health practitioner,.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.