Penny Kyler-Hutchison; Ethical Reasoning and Informed Consent in Occupational Therapy. Am J Occup Ther 1988;42(5):283–287. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.42.5.283
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Two major ethical theories, the teleological and the deontological, are defined and briefly discussed. A subsequent discussion explores how the ethical principles of informed consent and patient autonomy operate in medical decisions. The application to occupational therapy is left for the reader’s judgment.
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