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- Christiansen, Stine Billeschou; Kristensen, Annemarie Thuri; Lassen, Jesper; Sandøe, Peter
- Acta veterinaria scandinavica 2015 v.58 no.1 pp. 30
- decision making, etc ; dogs; ethics; euthanasia; heart; interviews; models; occupations; patients; pet ownership; pets; quality of life; veterinarians; veterinary clinics; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: When companion animals become seriously ill clients may have doubts about treatment choices, if any, and turn to veterinarians for help. But how should veterinarians reply? Influence on clients’ decision-making may or may not be acceptable—depending on one’s attitude to principles such as ‘paternalism’, ‘respect for autonomy’ and ‘shared decision-making’. This study takes as a starting ...
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