Communication about Advance Directives: Are Patients Sharing Information with Physicians?

Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 1 (4):377 (1992)
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Abstract

Historically, patients have deferred to physicians′ judgments about appropriate medical care, thereby limiting patient participation in treatment decisions. In this model of medical decision making, physicians typically decided upon the treatment plan. Communication with patients focused on securing their cooperation in accepting a treatment decision that essentially had already been made

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