Published in State and Local Health Law Weekly, January 14th, 2010
"The dominant US culture is highly individualistic and provides the context for the bioethical principles of the healthcare system. Many other Cultures have a collectivist, rather than an individualistic, orientation; and interpretations of ethical principles may differ," wrote A.R. Haskins and colleagues, Belmont University.
The researchers concluded: "This article compares and contrasts the ethical norms, values, and beliefs of the US and other cultures and discusses strategies that healthcare providers may employ to...
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