„LOS DERECHOS DE LOS PACIENTES: UN LOGRO HISTÓRICO EN EL ÁMBITO BIOMÉDICO”
"THE PATIENT RIGHTS:A LANDMARK ACHIEVEMENTIN THE BIOMEDICA LDOMAIN "
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence
Published by: Editura Bibliotheca
Keywords: patient´s rights; physician-patient relation; paternalism; human rights.
Summary/Abstract: The global recognition of patient´s rights currently shows a reality no doubt; however, this achievement has been the fruit of a long and laborious historical process. This paper tries to describe the original relationship between physician and patient characterized by a marked paternalism, the reasons that caused the situation to continue in a surprising way to throughout history and the way in which occurred this fervently desired transformation, essentially linked to the birth and global acceptance of human rights.
- Issue Year: 2011
- Issue No: 4 (13)
- Page Range: 6-27
- Page Count: 16
- Language: Spanish