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Case Notes and Carting of Bioethical Case Consultations
HEC Forum (1993)
  • Benjamin Freedman, McGill University
  • Charles Weijer, McGill University
  • Eugene Bereza

In summary, the usual elements of a typical health care ethics consultation note might reasonably accommodate the needs and expectations of relevant parties, and would therefore include: 1. identification of the relevant ethical issues, questions, or dilemmas; 2. reference to any relevant facts--medical, nursing, social, psychological, spiritual, legal, political, etc.; 3. a prioritized list of recommendations to improve coordinated care; 4. a clear and concise articulation of relevant arguments, wtih specific reference to the list of recommendations as well as to the institution's overall ethos; 5. a contextual statement, identifying the perceived degree of consensus or support for the recommendations and conclusions, as well as any inherent agendas.

  • Clinical Ethics,
  • Medical Ethics
Publication Date
May, 1993
Publisher Statement
Dr. Charles Weijer is currently a faculty member at The University of Western Ontario.
Citation Information
Benjamin Freedman, Charles Weijer and Eugene Bereza. "Case Notes and Carting of Bioethical Case Consultations" HEC Forum Vol. 5 Iss. 3 (1993)
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