Summary Of Chapter 4 By David Thomasa

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In Chapter 4, David Thomasa speaks about truth telling and how it becomes an important key factor in a clinical setting. “In each of the three main reasons why the truth must be told, as a right, an utility, and a kindness, lurk values that may from time to time become important than the truth.” (Vaughn 155,2017). By saying telling the truth is a right, he implies that it is a way of showing respect to another person. If the physician and patient experiences reversed roles, I would expect them to want the physician to be honest with them as well. Truth telling is described as an utility, or is a sign of maturity because that person is maturing and handling situations correctly. Lastly, it is kind and overall the right things to do.Without telling

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