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CONSIDERATIONS REGARDING THE RELIGIOUS RIGHTS OF THE PATIENTS. MEDICAL AND LEGAL ASPECTS

Maria Lucia Hategan ()

Fiat Iustitia, 2017, vol. 11, issue 2, 105-113

Abstract: If we were to describe our contemporary world by means of one single word that would, most certainly, be multiculturalism. All across the planet, cultures and religions unceasingly interact and more often than not clash and collide leading to covert as well as overt tensions and conflicts and their most extreme manifestations, terrorism and war. There are some places though, all over the world, where willingly or not these differences are brought together by common suffering: medical settings, especially hospitals, still governed by non-discriminating moral principles and professional guidelines. This may be a good point to start reconciliation, but will this be enough? Satisfying all these different requirements has ample legal support in national, European and international provisions. However, each individual is defined by a distinctive personality and a unique set of values and also by his own complex combination of medical problems. Close cooperation between physicians, religious representatives and organizations and social services, supported by the corresponding commissions defines an intricated yet much needed approach to the patient while furthermore struggling with inevitable time and financial limitations.

Keywords: Patient’s Rights; Autonomy; Refusing treatments; Religious Rights (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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