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<i>The Boundaries of Professional Legitimacy</i>

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society

Published in print October 2005 | ISBN: 9780199242733
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603549 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199242739.003.0009

Series: Issues in Biomedical Ethics

 							The Boundaries of Professional Legitimacy

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This chapter examines the ways in which a number of elements of health promotion, namely its prevention orientation, its population orientation, and its well-being orientation, shape professional-patient relationships. Their compound effects are also considered.

Keywords: health professionals; health promotion; prevention; well-being; professional-patient relationship; trust; professional ethics

Chapter.  7950 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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