Volume 23, Number 2, Summer 2012

How Should Careproviders Respond to Patientsí Requests That May Be Refused?


Edmund G. Howe


The Journal of Clinical Ethics 23, no. 2 (Summer 2012): 99-109.


Some requests made to careproviders by patients may be of great personal importance to patients. Careproviders may assign proportionally greater weight to these exceptional requests, and may choose to take exceptional measures to assist. A strong trust relationship may be formed with patients as a result.



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