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Truth-telling and Withholding Information: Ethical Topic in Medicine


Apr 11, 2008 ... Discusses ethical issues relating to truth telling, including patient preferences, family requests, placebo, and potential harm. Guidelines ...

Honesty in Medicine: should doctors tell the truth? - Universidad de ...


The importance of not doing harm in effect relegated truth telling to the category of "everything else ...

Truth Telling

missinglink.ucsf.edu/lm/ethics/Content Pages/fast_fact_truth_telling.htm

Definition: Truth-telling, or veracity, can be defined as the avoidance of lying, ... about their diagnoses is a relatively new addition to the ethics of health care.

Truth Telling - The Center for Health Ethics - University of Missouri


Patients normally assume their healthcare provider is telling them the truth about a diagnosis, the results of a test, or in recommending treatment options.

Truth-telling and patient diagnoses - Journal of Medical Ethics - BMJ


Truth-telling in medicine is a broad area and often encompasses several ethical issues. These issues include the right of patients or their families to receive ...

The ethics of truth telling - NCBI - National Institutes of Health


[3] This study makes a valuable contribution to initiating a discussion on truth telling, questioning established practices and widely held presumptions about the ...

The doctor's dilemma: Truth telling


The ethical dilemma relates to whether the doctor should inform the patient of his criticality and lessen .... Telling truth to patients: A clinical ethics exploration.

Truth Telling - Bioethics Research Library


The issue of truth-telling in bioethics is closely related to that of Informed Consent , ... The primary issue in biomedical ethics concerning truth-telling is the one ...

Truth Telling to Terminally Ill Patients: To Tell or not to Tell


Oct 7, 2013 ... Christmas holiday. Truth telling to terminally ill patients is a common ethical dilemma in health care ethics: to inform or not to inform, is the main ...

Lying - Ethical Decision Making - Ethics Resources - Markkula ...


Nov 13, 2015 ... A second perspective, virtue ethics, also maintains that lying is morally wrong, .... Greenberg, Michael A. "The Consequences of Truth Telling.