December 1, 2010
Back in the day, your doctor told you what the treatment was going to be, sometimes without even telling you the diagnosis, because they didn't think you could handle it.
Today, doctors are encouraged to go almost entirely the other way by offering 'patient autonomy' -- you know, lay out the jargony pile of facts and let the patient decide what's best for themselves.
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