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生命倫理學

2008

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履行知情同意原則在中國傳統倫理下的困境, Yan Li Jan 2008

履行知情同意原則在中國傳統倫理下的困境, Yan Li

International Journal of Chinese & Comparative Philosophy of Medicine

The informed consent has been practiced as a clinical and ethical principle for many years in China. With traditional emphasis on the family as a whole and a hierarchical social structure there is a strong ethic of indebtedness and obligations for one family member to others. Within this moral framework there is a special need for evoking a sense of self-restraint and communal responsibility towards the well-being of a family instead of an individual. As a result, the implementation of the informed consent in China sometimes takes a different direction. This paper intends to explore how traditional values systems, namely ...