Rich Cases : The Ethics of Thick Description

TitleRich Cases : The Ethics of Thick Description
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1991
AuthorsDavis, DS
JournalHastings Center Report
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number00930334
Accession Number9110214432
KeywordsCase Study Method , education , Medical , MEDICINE , Privacy and Surveillance , research
AbstractComments on the problems caused by thin description in medical case studies and asserts that thick description allows a fuller moral response. Thin case description and the issue of patient confidentiality; The function and provenance of cases; How cases are generated; Kohlberg and Gilligan and the dilemma of Heinz; The practice of thick description.
NotesDavis, D.S.; Source Info: Jul/Aug91, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p12; Subject Term: MEDICAL care; Subject Term: RESEARCH; Number of Pages: 6p; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 5527
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