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    • Another argument for values-based medicine 

      Little, M; Lipworth, W; Gordon, J; Markham, P; Kerridge, I (University of Buckingham Press, 2011)
      There is a contemporary dialectic concerning the status of evidence-based medicine, criticising it for being ‘scientistic’, epistemologically inconsistent, rigid and dismissive of non-numerical sources of knowledge. A ...
    • Doctors on Status and Respect: A Qualitative Study 

      Lipworth, W; Little, M; Markham, P; Gordon, J; Kerridge, I (Springer, 2013)
      While doctors generally enjoy considerable status, some believe that this is increasingly threatened by consumerism, managerialism, and competition from other health professions. Research into doctors’ perceptions of ...
    • THE DUAL NATURE OF ENCULTURATION IN POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL TRAINING AND PRACTICE 

      Gordon, J; Markham, P; Lipworth, W; Kerridge, I; Little, M (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
      Context: Enculturation is a normal and continuing part of human development. This study examined how medical graduates perceive the process of enculturation after graduation. Study: In a qualitative study of the values ...
    • Making decisions in the mechanistic, probabilistic and scientific domains of medicine: a qualitative study of medical practitioners 

      Little, M; Gordon, J; Markham, P; Lipworth, W; Kerridge, I (University of Buckingham Press, 2011)
      Rationale, aims and objectives: To find out how medical practitioners perceive the processes of decision-making in the context of the individual patient and to examine the importance of decision- making in the development ...
    • Meaning and value in medical school curricula 

      Lipworth, W; Kerridge, I; Little, M; Gordon, J; Markham, P (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
      Rationale, aims and objectives: Bioethics and professionalism are standard subjects in medical training programs, and these curricula reflect particular representations of meaning and practice. It is important that these ...
    • The place of patient-centred care in medical professional culture: a qualitative study. 

      Lipworth, W; Little, M; Gordon, J; Markham, P; Kerridge, I (Palgrave, 2013)
      Despite widespread support, the implementation of patient-centred care (PCC) remains a challenge and it is often assumed that further clinical education and culture change are needed. To inform such efforts, we need to ...
    • Values as ‘modest foundations’ for medicine 

      Little, M; Gordon, J; Lipworth, W; Markham, P; Kerridge, I (the University of Buckingham Press, 2014)
      Medicine and healthcare have been around for thousands of years, but we seldom ask why they are so important. It seems self-evident that we should seek relief of suffering from some institution in the society in which we ...
    • VALUES-BASED MEDICINE AND MODEST FOUNDATIONALISM 

      Little, M; Lipworth, W; Gordon, J; Markham, P; Kerridge, I (Blackwell Publishing, 2012)
      Values-based medicine can be interpreted in economic terms as the medicine that delivers the most benefit for a given cost. But values have another meaning in philosophy. They refer to the basic commitments that justify ...
    • Virtuous acts as practical medical ethics: an empirical study 

      Little, M; Gordon, J; Markham, P; Rychetnik, L; Kerridge, I (Wiley Blackwell, 2011)
      Rationale, aims and objectives  To examine the nature, scope and significance of virtues in the biographies of medical practitioners and to determine what kind of virtues are at play in their ethical behaviour and ...