Importance Of The Truth

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Is it ethical to withhold the truth from terminally ill patients?

What would you do if you were to be given an close “expiration date” due to a disease such as cancer or HIV? Would it be better to be living in ignorance and bliss or be in sorrow and in a state of confusion? Like many doctors agree it is unethical to withhold medical information from a dying or terminally ill patient.By defining the importance of having candor and speaking the truth to the patient, by refuting those who claim to believe it is truly ethical to lie to the patient and give false hope, by presenting presenting strong evidence of the ethical reasoning of showing candor to the patients, One will persuaded to speak the truth to dying patient.Such as George Orwell

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