truth telling

truth telling

 [tro̳th tel´ing]
in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as use of whole truth, partial truth, or decision delay to promote the patient's self-determination and well-being.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A component of ethical behaviour which is required of physicians—by the tenets of the Hippocratic Oath—and integral to a high standard of professionalism
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Patient discussion about truth telling

Q. How long do you want to stay in the mist? I appreciate each one of you. You are open-minded and you desire to learn. So I invite you to go through my questions and answers to learn very fast if you like to. Of course it is always nice to make a break sometimes. Take a glass of water, mark regularly your territory and stay with the iMedix-crew in touch. We are very thankful to have you with us.

A. Life is something beautiful. Nature too, and your body (your boat, if you prefer, because you are the captain of your boat), is a part of this nature. The more you understand nature, the better you will understand your body. For that you don't have to be a scientist, a doctor or a university professor. Just be yourself, with your brain between your ears and always testing and asking the things behind. So you will soon understand better what is going around. Stay safe and take care of yourself.

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He further suggested that medical schools accreditation standards and regulators must make sense to supervisors if real transparency and truth telling has to be supported.
Whereas the JI chief seems more interested in uncovering the facts behind the country's major mysteries such as the assassination of the first premier, Liaquat Ali Khan, the fall of Dhaka and terror assaults on the army's GHQ and Kamra airbase, the CoD version envisages truth telling about Pakistan's deeply divided political history and confessions about the role played by different individuals and groups.
The Speaker says restorative justice also heals wounds inasmuch as truth telling is the hall mark.
What the older generation can do is to assure the younger generation that their path to truth seeking and truth telling is of great worth.
These uncomfortable questions, and many more like them, act as a persistent refrain in Unsettling the Settler Within: Indian Residential Schools, Truth Telling, and Reconciliation in Canada.
The purpose of truth telling is not only to disclose information necessary for patients to make informed choices concerning their treatment options.
Rather than attempt to further analyze the cases, I consider them as a springboard for what follows, where I use a relational ethics lens to examine the question about truth telling raised above.
She teams up with polar bear Lorek Byrnison (voiced by Ian McKellen) and is guided by a truth telling instrument called an alethiometer.
The truth telling and reconciliation process as part of an overall holistic and comprehensive response to the Indian Residential School legacy is a sincere indication and acknowledgement of the injustices and harms experienced by Aboriginal people and the need for continued healing.
Indeed, ethics without truth telling and critical thinking would be like a computer with no operating system on it that comes without a power cord.
Petraeus' and US Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker's progress report in September, we can only hope that the outbreak of truth telling spreads to the general and the ambassador.
The Advent lessons call for particular, gritty truth telling. What concrete steps are the faithful now called to take to extricate themselves from the commercial enslavement of "the holiday season" to welcome the Messiah, the Savior of the world?