what are the pros and cons of promoting autonomy for healthcare decision-making among vulnerable populations
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|| When harm to others is sufficiently grave, it overrides the principle of autonomy. In some cases, the team may not be able to fully respect autonomous decisions. Furthermore, autonomy is limited when its exercise violates the physicians/healthcare teams medical conscience. ||
————- What is autonomy in decision making?
Autonomy, typically defined as “self-rule” or “self-determination”, refers to the ability of competent individuals to make decisions over their own lives.
————- Why is autonomy important in decision making?
While one does not take precedence over another, the concept of autonomy or self-rule has become the basis of patient decision making. Respecting autonomy allows patients to make decisions that are in their best interests, as they are usually the best judges of those interests
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