Ethical considerations with African-American elders

Charles Mouton, M. S. Johnson, D. R. Cole

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Abstract

African American elders are a diverse group whose values and beliefs are part of the ethics of United States society. The interplay between these beliefs and the health care system offers many challenges for the geriatrician. Addressing issues of autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, truth-telling, confidentiality, and justice are important in caring for African American elders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-129
Number of pages17
JournalClinics in Geriatric Medicine
Volume11
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

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  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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    Mouton, C., Johnson, M. S., & Cole, D. R. (1995). Ethical considerations with African-American elders. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, 11(1), 113-129.