Special Collection: Philosophy of Ethics in Health Care—Read Select Articles Free

The Philosopher's Eye

coverNurses, doctors, and physicians, our every-day heroes of the the medical profession, grapple with the delicate balance of philosophy and ethics as a practitioner.  To them, the philosophical debates of medical ethics is actualized throughout their jobs on an actionable level.  In celebration of its 20th anniversary, The Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice has compiled a special issue on the philosophy of ethics. The issue offers a variety of articles on the topic of philosophy and ethics in healthcare, with focuses from evidence-based medicine to person-centred care.

Special Issue at a Glance:

Borrowed philosophy: bedside physicalism and the need for a sui generis metaphysic of medicine

How evidence-based medicine is failing due to biased trials and selective publication

Getting personal: can systems medicine integrate scientific and humanistic conceptions of the patient?

For every complex problem, there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong

Philosophy, medicine…

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