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Article #4: “The Role of Communication in Medical Ethics” Changing values from paternal communication to patient-centered communication Health communication researchers can contribute to improving ethically involved aspects of health care: o Informed consent o Decision making o Truthful disclosure o Confidentiality o Value analysis o Dissemination of health information People should have 4 ethical rights in health care: (Fried 1974 – combines new ethics with old ethics) o Lucidity: the right to full disclosure of information o Autonomy: the right to be regarded as self-determining agent o Fidelity: the right to service aimed toward one’s own interest o Humanity: the right to be treated with compassion and to have one’s own uniqueness taken into account Informed Consent: o Disclosure o Comprehension o Voluntariness o Competency o Consent Implementation of Informed consent o Event Model: even making is a one-time procedure to be completed before treatment to cover legal matters
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course COMS 418 taught by Professor Jackson during the Fall '09 term at Cal Poly.

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