Year 2018 / Volume 25 / Number 5

Special Article

Implications of bioethics in the treatment of chronic pain: the change of paradigms

Rev. Soc. Esp. Dolor. 2018; 25(5): 291-300 / DOI: 10.20986/resed.2018.3666/2018

José Antonio de Vera Reyes


ABSTRACT

The present work proposes a change in the paradigms with a double purpose. First, to approach the medical profession from a bioethical perspective and, secondly, to take into account these bioethical implications in the treatment of chronic pain. The backbone of the next pages will be, in this sense, to defend the need for an interdisciplinary dialogue between medicine, philosophy and ethics. And is that bioethics has been a valuable renewal of traditional medical ethics since it begins to question the scientific advances in medicine. Bioethics began, thus, to provide behavioral principles to all areas of action where the human being needed guidelines and acceptable conditions for the attainment of his own life.



RESUMEN

El presente trabajo propone un cambio de paradigmas con un doble propósito. En primer lugar, acercarse a la profesión médica desde una perspectiva bioética y, en segundo lugar, tener en cuenta estas implicaciones bioéticas en el tratamiento del dolor crónico. El eje vertebrador de las próximas páginas será, en ese sentido, defender la necesidad de un diálogo interdisciplinar entre la medicina, la filosofía y la ética. Y es que la bioética ha supuesto una valiosa renovación de la ética médica tradicional desde que empezaron a cuestionarse los avances científicos en medicina. Así, la bioética comenzó a proveer de principios de conducta a todos los ámbitos de actuación donde el ser humano necesitaba pautas y condiciones aceptables para la consecución de su propia vida.


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