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En förtjänt patient? Moraliska bedömningar i sjukvården

Jacobsson, Katarina LU (2013) In Socialmedicinsk tidskrift 90(1). p.179-188
Abstract
Doctors are expected to serve the patient in an unbiased and medically accurate

manner. Yet, this does not prevent doctors and other medical staff from

having pronounced views on whether the patient deserves care. Based on

field notes from a cardiology clinic, this contradiction is discussed and analyzed.

In directing the spotlight on what circumstances are pointed out by the

staff when discussing patients, the analysis shows how patients are presented

as more or less deserving of care. Furthermore, it is argued that observational

studies of everyday situations should complement vignette studies. A situational

perspective shows that moral judgments are constructed in... (More)
Doctors are expected to serve the patient in an unbiased and medically accurate

manner. Yet, this does not prevent doctors and other medical staff from

having pronounced views on whether the patient deserves care. Based on

field notes from a cardiology clinic, this contradiction is discussed and analyzed.

In directing the spotlight on what circumstances are pointed out by the

staff when discussing patients, the analysis shows how patients are presented

as more or less deserving of care. Furthermore, it is argued that observational

studies of everyday situations should complement vignette studies. A situational

perspective shows that moral judgments are constructed in interaction with

others and that individual characteristics can not easily be linked with certain

types of judgments and decisions. (Less)
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moralisk, sjukvård, bedömning, patient, förtjäna, läkare, sjuksköterskor
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Socialmedicinsk tidskrift
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90
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1
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179 - 188
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Socialmedicinsk tidskrifts styrelsen/nätverk
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0037-833X
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Swedish
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manner. Yet, this does not prevent doctors and other medical staff from<br/><br>
having pronounced views on whether the patient deserves care. Based on<br/><br>
field notes from a cardiology clinic, this contradiction is discussed and analyzed.<br/><br>
In directing the spotlight on what circumstances are pointed out by the<br/><br>
staff when discussing patients, the analysis shows how patients are presented<br/><br>
as more or less deserving of care. Furthermore, it is argued that observational<br/><br>
studies of everyday situations should complement vignette studies. A situational<br/><br>
perspective shows that moral judgments are constructed in interaction with<br/><br>
others and that individual characteristics can not easily be linked with certain<br/><br>
types of judgments and decisions.},
  author       = {Jacobsson, Katarina},
  issn         = {0037-833X},
  keyword      = {moralisk,sjukvård,bedömning,patient,förtjäna,läkare,sjuksköterskor},
  language     = {swe},
  number       = {1},
  pages        = {179--188},
  publisher    = {Socialmedicinsk tidskrifts styrelsen/nätverk},
  series       = {Socialmedicinsk tidskrift},
  title        = {En förtjänt patient? Moraliska bedömningar i sjukvården},
  volume       = {90},
  year         = {2013},
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