Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Towards the emancipation of patientsPatients' experiences and the patient movement$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Charlotte Williamson

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781847427458

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847427458.001.0001

Show Summary Details

The ten principles

The ten principles

Chapter:
(p.108) (p.109) Seven The ten principles
Source:
Towards the emancipation of patients
Author(s):

Charlotte Williamson

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847427458.003.0007

This chapter discusses in detail the ten principles of patient activism named in the previous chapter. These are respect, equity, access, information, safety, choice, shared decision making, support, representation, and redress. The chapter explains the concept of these principles and describes how they are used in practice. It also provides examples of recent or recurrent conflicts between patient activists and health professionals or managers.

Keywords:   patient activism, principles, respect, equity, access, information, safety, choice, decision making, support

Policy Press Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.