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From the struggle of defining to the understanding of dignity: A commentary on Barclay (2016) “In sickness and in dignity: A philosophical account of the meaning of dignity in health care”

Caldeira, Sílvia, Vieirac, Vieirac, Timmins, Fiona and MCSHERRY, Wilfred (2016) From the struggle of defining to the understanding of dignity: A commentary on Barclay (2016) “In sickness and in dignity: A philosophical account of the meaning of dignity in health care”. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 67. pp. 1-2. ISSN 0020-7489

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We were pleased to see that Barclay (2016) very recently addressed the important issue of dignity in health care. In the paper entitled “In sickness and in dignity: A philosophical account of the meaning of dignity in health care”, the author (Barclay, 2016:136) promotes an understanding and sensitivity for patients’ dignity as ‘core’ outlining critical responsibilities of health care practitioners. This enticing title left us very curious to know more about the philosophical perspective of dignity in health care that the paper purports to offer

Item Type: Article
Faculty: School of Health and Social Care > Nursing
Depositing User: Wilfred MCSHERRY
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2017 11:24
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2018 11:59
URI: http://eprints.staffs.ac.uk/id/eprint/2976

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