Ethik in der Medizin 11 (4):249-261 (1999)

Definition of the problem: In Germany, clinical ethics is still in the state of development. Ethics consultation is very new and rare in the clinical setting in German university hospitals. Therefore this paper describes the clinical ethics activities at the Medical Center of Philipps University, Marburg, regard to ethics consultation in a case report. Clinical ethics rounds at the Surgical Intensive Care Unit are organized according to the theory and practice of the ethics consultation service at the Medical Center of the University of Virginia, established by J.C. Fletcher, F.G. Miller and J.J. Fins
Keywords Key words: Clinical ethics  Health care ethics committee  Ethics consultation service  Ethics rounds  Clinical pragmatism  Schlüsselwörter: Klinische Ethik  Klinisches Ethik-Komitee  Ethik-Konsil  Ethikvisite  Klinischer Pragmatismus
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DOI 10.1007/s004810050082
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