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The evolution of the doctor-patient relationship.

Abstract:

The doctor-patient relationship has undergone a transition throughout the ages. Prior to the last two decades, the relationship was predominantly between a patient seeking help and a doctor whose decisions were silently complied with by the patient. In this paternalistic model of the doctor-patient relationship, the doctor utilises his skills to choose the necessary interventions and treatments most likely to restore the patient's health or ameliorate his pain. Any information given to the pa...

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10.1016/j.ijsu.2006.01.005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
International journal of surgery (London, England)
Volume:
5
Issue:
1
Pages:
57-65
Publication date:
2007-02-05
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EISSN:
1743-9159
ISSN:
1743-9191
URN:
uuid:a4f616c9-0c4c-4216-b9e2-bfbba61dd724
Source identifiers:
414600
Local pid:
pubs:414600

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