PL EN


Preferences help
enabled [disable] Abstract
Number of results
2016 | 57 | 493-502
Article title

Humanism in medicine - practical dimension: analysis of the documents (complaints and requests of patients) - problems and dilemmas

Content
Title variants
Languages of publication
EN
Abstracts
EN
Although "about the patient" much has been written, however, due to the complexity and changing nature of the problems, we can still feel the insufficiency and desire to deepen and broaden the framework of reflection in this area. Especially in the case of "analysis of the patient's actions" functioning in contemporary medicalized reality. Reality, in which the typical becomes a crossing borders of intervention in nature, the biological dimension of the human being; which says about transcendence; about the potential biomedical research - the opportunities and threats created by new technologies; which is raising issues of importance to discover new methods and tools for effective diagnosis and treatment. All actions are guided by the most important goal: the good of mankind and man. However, is the reality keeping pace with the ideas? Is the pursuit of the noble objectives of the medicine not losing so important for it humanistic element? Complaints and requests made to the authorities upholding respect for the rights of the patient suggest a positive answer to this question. In the article are presented selected results of a larger research project. The results of the analysis of complaints and requests submitted to the Professional Liability Officer of Regional Medical Chamber in Lodz (1990-2010). The time frame and the problem of the analyzed material can be considered reliable exemplification of "disappearance" of the humanistic element in the “patient - medical staff” relationship and indicates the nature of the problems faced by patients over 20 years. Selecting the indicated data also allows to bring up the conclusions of a broader nature.
Year
Volume
57
Pages
493-502
Physical description
Contributors
  • Department of Sociology of Politics and Morality Faculty of Economics and Sociology, University of Lodz, Poland
References
  • [1] G.J. Annas, 1979. Encyclopedia of Biotehitcs, New York: 1201-1202.
  • [2] J. A. Hallisay, 2008. The Empowered Patient. Hundreds of Life-Saving Facts, Action Steps and Strategies You Need to Know, San Francisco: 273-286.
  • [3] E. Cohen, 2010. The Empowered Patient, New York: 6-13.
  • [4] D. Callahan. Why America accepted bioethics, in: The Birth of Bioethics, red. A. R. Jonsen, Hastings Center Report 23(6) (1993) Special Supplement
  • [5] George J. Annas, 3rd ed. The Rights of Patients, New York: NYU Press, 2004, 273-297.
  • [6] B. Miller. Autonomy and the refusal of lifesaving treatment. Hastings Center Report 11(4) (1981) 22-28.
  • [7] E. Goffman, 1961. Asylum, Essay on the Social Situation of Mental Patients and Other Inmates, New York: Anchor Books.
  • [8] E. Freidson, 1961, Patient’s View of Medical Practice, New York.
  • [9] S. V. Kasl, S. Cobb. Health behavior, illness behavior and sick role behavior. Archives of Environmental Health 12(2) (1966) 246-266.
  • [10] E. Freidson, 1975. Dilemmas in the doctor-patient relationship, [in:] C. Cox, A. Mead (eds.), A Sociology of Medical Practice, London.
  • [11] E. B. Gallager (ed.). The Doctor-Patient Relationship In The Changing Health Scene, Washington D.C. 1976.
  • [12] A. C. Twaddle, R.M. Hessler, 1977. Sociology of Health, S. Louis.
  • [13] D. Pendelton, J. Hasler (eds). Doctor-patient Communication, London 1983.
  • [14] F. di Mayo, 2010. Health and Social Theory, Basingstoke.
  • [15] A. Łaska-Formejster, 2015. Pacjent w sieci zależności. Społeczny kontekst praw i autonomii pacjenta, Łódź.
  • [16] M. S. Komrad. A defence of medical paternalism: maximising patients' autonomy. Journal of Medical Ethics 9 (1983) 38-44.
  • [17] Ombudsman for Patients' Rights: Web. 30 October 2016. <http://www.bpp.gov.pl/gfx/bpp/userfiles/_public/akty_prawne/ustawa06112008- pr.p.2013.pdf >.
  • [18] Charter of Patients' Rights: Web. 30 October 2016. <http://www.fum.info.pl/esp/files/KARTA_PRAW_PACJENTA.pdf>
  • [19] N. Kazu, A. Ergin, M Zencir, Patients' awareness of their rights in a developing country. Public Health 120(4) (2006) 290-296.
  • [20] Ethical Governance of Biological and Biomedical Research – LSE. Web. 30 October 2016.<http://www.lse.ac.uk/researchAndExpertise/units/BIONET/>
  • [21] A. Wahlberg, Ch. Rehmann-Sutter, M. Sleeboom-Faulkner, G. Lu, O. Döring, Y. Cong, A. Łaska-Formejster, J. He, H. Chen, H. Gottweis, N. Rose. From global bioethics to ethical governance of biomedical research collaborations. Social Science & Medicine 98 (2013) 293-300.
  • [22] A. Nawrocka, 2008. Etos w zawodach medycznych, Warszawa,
Document Type
article
Publication order reference
Identifiers
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.psjd-ef5f3190-111c-413b-8411-a8b86b7201f0
JavaScript is turned off in your web browser. Turn it on to take full advantage of this site, then refresh the page.