Chapter 22. Ethics of Disclosure Following a Medical Injury: Time for Reform?

  1. Rosamond Rhodes,
  2. Leslie P. Francis and
  3. Anita Silvers
  1. Troyen Anthony Brennan

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch22

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics

How to Cite

Brennan, T. A. (2007) Ethics of Disclosure Following a Medical Injury: Time for Reform?, in The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics (eds R. Rhodes, L. P. Francis and A. Silvers), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690932.ch22

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125833

Online ISBN: 9780470690932

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Keywords:

  • medical injury;
  • patient safety;
  • health care;
  • physicians;
  • informed consent

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • The Foundations of Altruism and Autonomy in Medical Ethics

  • The Problem of Medical Injury and the Emergence of Safety

  • The Ancient Practices of Malpractice Litigation

  • What Do We Disclose Today, and What Will We Disclose in the Future?

  • Malpractice Reform: Health Courts

  • References