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  • Strong paternalism can be seen in cases such as forcibly administering blood transfusions to Jehovah 's Witnesses or force-feeding prisoners on hunger strike.
  • Others, such as Beauchamp and Childress, justify paternalism not through consent but solely by beneficence.
  • The emphasis on protecting patients was parallel to paternalism in medicine, but some people did need protecting.
  • Medical paternalism is being replaced by an emphasis on autonomy, with adequate information for patients to decide.
  • Richard Dimbleby 's benevolent paternalism was set alongside the differing personalities of Michelmore and, to a greater extent, Whicker.

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