The Paradoxes of Respectful Guidance: A Comment on Kenneth V. Iserson, "Do you Believe in Magic? Shove, Don't Nudge: Advising Patients at the Bedside"

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Abstract

This commentary argues that the problems identified in Kenneth V. Iserson's Essay, "Do you Believe in Magic? Shove, Don't Nudge: Advising Patients at the Bedside," are perennial difficulties to which there is no single simple solution. In particular, recent work in psychology offers little help to caregivers, who are in the difficult position of guiding the decisions of their patients while respecting them and ultimately deferring to their wishes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)83-85
Number of pages3
JournalThe Journal of clinical ethics
Volume31
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 1 2020
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Health(social science)
  • Health Policy

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