This book provides a careful and comprehensive, step-by-step method for providing clinical ethics consultation. This Guide can be applied in almost any healthcare setting and takes the reader from establishing an intake process and developing strategies for interviewing those involved in the situation, to undertaking a consultation meeting and following up on a clinical consult. The book is an invaluable resource to any clinical ethicist, or committee or consult team member who is seeking to provide their service with rigour and quality. Written in simple language, the book explores ideas and concepts that will help the reader to understand, think through, and ultimately offer useful ethical consultation when facing ethically challenging issues.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 58
Weight: 1241 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2017
"This is a succinct overview of the purpose and method of ethics consultation in healthcare settings. ... This book is intended specifically for individuals who provide ethics consultations in healthcare settings. ... This is a welcome addition to current medical ethics consultation literature, as there is no single approach to consultations that is widely accepted in healthcare. ... this book serves as a valuable introduction and overview of a team-based approach to ethics consultations." (Kristen Senetar, Doody's Book Reviews, November, 2017)