• A dialectical interpretation of the history of Western medicine : perspectives, problems and possibilities 

      Rossouw, Theresa Marie (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The health of the medical profession hangs in the balance. Scepticism, mistrust and legal restraints have entered its hallowed corridors and are threatening its integrity and independence. There are ...
    • Medical futility as an action guide in neonatal end-of-life decisions 

      Sidler, Daniel (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2004-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This thesis discusses the value of medical futility as an action guide for neonatal endof- life decisions. The concept is contextualized within the narrative of medical progress, the uncertainty of ...
    • Power in the physician-patient relationship 

      Broekmann, Reginald J. (Reginald John) (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This paper examines aspects of power within the physicianpatient relationship. The historical development of the physician-patient relationship is briefly reviewed and some of the complexities of the ...