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Health Care Analysis

An International Journal of Health, Philosophy and Policy

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19.11.2020 | Original Article Open Access

Quotas: Enabling Conscientious Objection to Coexist with Abortion Access

The debate regarding the role of conscientious objection in healthcare has been protracted, with increasing demands for curbs on conscientious objection. There is a growing body of evidence that indicates that in some cases, high rates of …

17.09.2020 | Original Article Open Access

The Teaching of Ethics and the Moral Competence of Medical and Nursing Students

In a time marked by the development of innovative treatments in healthcare and the need for health professionals to deal with resulting ethical dilemmas in clinical practice, this study was developed to determine the influence of the bioethics …

07.09.2020 | Original Article Open Access

Engaging Tomorrow’s Doctors in Clinical Ethics: Implications for Healthcare Organisations

Clinical ethics can be viewed as a practical discipline that provides a structured approach to assist healthcare practitioners in identifying, analysing and resolving ethical issues that arise in practice. Clinical ethics can therefore promote …

05.09.2020 | Original Article

Foucault’s Concept of Clinical Gaze Today

The article examines the patient-doctor relationship, relying on Michel Foucault’s concept of the clinical gaze. We argue that during the last decades, a profound transformation of the social nature of medicine took place, one that Foucault’s …

31.03.2020 | Original Article Open Access

Governing the Global Antimicrobial Commons: Introduction to Special Issue

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the greatest public health crises of our time. The natural biological process that causes microbes to become resistant to antimicrobial drugs presents a complex social challenge requiring more effective and …

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The journal Health Care Analysis promotes debate about the fundamental rationale of all aspects of health systems and health care provision, including public policy and health; health-related education; health services organization and decision-making; health care professional practice.

The journal is committed to the view that all aspects of health systems are interrelated, and presents and papers which make links between some of these areas.
As a journal for everyone interested in philosophical issues in health care, Health Care Analysis seeks to support the conversation between philosophy and policy. It publishes contributions from philosophers, social scientists, other health-related academics and policy analysts, health care educators, health care professionals and managers.

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