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Who Cares About Care? Family Members as Moral Actors in Treatment Decision Making

The article focuses on the discussion by highlighting the role of family members as moral actors within and beyond the hospital setting. Topics include the commentary draws on concepts of intersectoral care and family ethics as well as on our own research in the long-term home care setting, the background of demographic changes and shifts in morbidity structures, and the family caregivers often accept care takeover without hesitation.

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Type of Reference
Jour
Type of Work
Opinion
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
ISBN/ISSN
1526-5161
Publication Year
2020
Issue Number
5-6
Journal Titles
American Journal of Bioethics
Volume Number
20
Start Page
80
End Page
82