Health Care Ethics Committees: The Next Generation
Judith Wilson Ross, M.A., John W. Glaser, S.T.D., Dorothy Rasinski-Gregory, J.D., M.D., Joan McIver Gibson, Ph.D., Corrine Bayley, M.A.
Wiley, Aug 29, 1993 - Medical - 198 pages
Approximately 85% of hospitals now have ethics committees. But this statistic says little about the efficiency and importance of these committees in their institutions. Frequently, ethics committees exist more in name than in practice, and are left without the guidance and help of their institution.Health Care Ethics Committees provides a plethora of advice, including possible projects and activities, suggestions for making meetings more effective, insights into policy-making, and models for mission statements and goals. In addition, this book gives leaders a panoramic view of the past, present, and future of ethics committees in health care.
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Where Ethics Committees Originated and Where They Are Now
Going beyond LifeSustaining Treatment
Understanding Ethics and Methodology
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