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The Boundaries of Professional Legitimacy

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the ways in which a number of elements of health promotion, namely its prevention orientation, its population orientation, and its well-being orientation, shape ... More


Managing Healthcare: Making or Breaking Healthcare Goods?

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines some of the ways in which forms of management shape professional roles and professional ethics. It also considers the ways in which management itself represents an increasingly ... More


State of Emergency

George J. Annas

in Worst Case Bioethics: Death, Disaster, and Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195391732
eISBN:
9780190267650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391732.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the state of emergency as an all-purpose excuse for doing whatever one believes is right, whether government official, practicing physician, or simply a person wanting to ... More


Failures of Emotional Communication in Medical Practice

Jodi Halpern

in From Detached Concern to Empathy: Humanizing Medical Practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195111194
eISBN:
9780190267728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195111194.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter opens with a case study of a female patient in emotional distress refusing further treatment for diabetes. Her story illustrates the challenges of the medical profession with regards to ... More


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