oa Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology - Unhealthy health care behaviour : whose responsibility? : ethics article

Volume 28, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1609-3607



The issue of people taking responsibility for their health and what to do, if they do not, frequently arises during consultations between patients and health care professionals. Whose responsibility is it to ensure that the asthmatic uses her controller medication even when she feels well? Who is responsible when the person who has previously had an anaphylactic reaction does not use his injectable adrenaline as advised?

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