Apr 11, 2008 ... Discusses ethical issues relating to truth telling, including patient preferences,
family requests, placebo, and potential harm. Guidelines ...
The importance of not doing harm in effect relegated truth telling to the category
of "everything else ...
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.
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 in medicine is a broad area and often encompasses several ethical
issues. These issues include the right of patients or their families to receive ...
 This study makes a valuable contribution to initiating a discussion on truth
telling, questioning established practices and widely held presumptions about
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Nov 13, 2015 ... A second perspective, virtue ethics, also maintains that lying is morally wrong, ....
Greenberg, Michael A. "The Consequences of Truth Telling.