Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
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How to Cite
Brock, S. C. 2006. Narrative Ethics. eLS. .
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
Narrative ethics is one approach to medical ethics of the clinical encounter. Narrative ethics is the form of medical ethics that accounts for personal identity experienced as life-narrative. It expands the scope of ‘beneficence’ as it is usually manifest by the professional in the clinical encounter. It is a tool in the phenomenological analysis of illness experiences with the potential for influencing professional practice.
- medical genetics;
- medical ethics