Lay attitudes toward deception in medicine: Theoretical considerations and empirical evidence
There is a lack of empirical data on lay attitudes toward different sorts of deception in medicine. However, lay attitudes toward deception should be taken into account when we consider whether deception is ever permissible in a medical context. The objective of this study was to examine lay attitudes of U.S. citizens toward different sorts of deception across different medical contexts.
A one-time online survey was administered to U.S. users o...Expand abstract
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