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Leadership in palliative medicine: moral, ethical and educational

Emmerich, Nathan


Background: Making particular use of Shale's analysis, this paper discusses the notion of leadership in the context of palliative medicine. Whilst offering a critical perspective, I build on the philosophy of palliative care offered by Randall and Downie and suggest that the normative structure of this medical speciality has certain distinctive features, particularly when compared to that of medicine more generally. I discuss this in terms of palliative medicine's distinctive morality or ethos,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Medical Ethics
DOI: 10.1186/s12910-018-0296-z
Access Rights: Open Access


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