Title

Truth telling and advance planning at the end of life: Problems with autonomy in a multicultural world

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Date

2002

Document Type

Article

Subjects

Informed Consent; Attitude to Death; Quality of Life; Cross-Cultural Comparison

Disciplines

Community Health | Other Medical Specialties | Preventative Medicine

Abstract

Discusses American biomedicine's approach to informed consent and end of life issues, such as with cancer diagnoses, with a focus on patient disclosure and cross-cultural issues.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Families, Systems, & Health. Vol 20(3), Fal 2002, p. 213-228. Link to article on publisher's website. Alternative link