Food for thought: ethics case discussion as slow nourishment in a fast world.

TitleFood for thought: ethics case discussion as slow nourishment in a fast world.
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsHiggs, R
ReporterJournal of Medical Ethics
Volume41
Issue1
Pagination91 - 94
Date Published2015/01//
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number03066800
KeywordsFORUMS , GERIATRICS , information , Medical
AbstractCase discussion offers important opportunities to do good medical ethics, but do we understand what the benefits might be? This paper looks at the 'Case Conference' series in the JME, its origins and methods, examines some cases in outline, and reviews issues that arise that are not usually taken into account. Cases are harder to publish now, not least because of ethical constraints. Ways past this apparently paradoxical outcome are suggested. 
NotesAccession Number: 100168455; Higgs, Roger 1; Email Address: rogerhiggs@btinternet.com; Affiliation: 1: General Practice and Primary Care, Kings College London, London, UK; Source Info: Jan2015, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p91; Subject Term: MEDICAL ethics -- Case studies; Subject Term: MEDICAL ethics -- History; Subject Term: FORUMS (Discussion & debate); Subject Term: INFORMATION resources; Subject Term: GERIATRICS; Number of Pages: 4p; Document Type: Case Study; Full Text Word Count: 3693
DOI10.1136/medethics-2014-102289
Abbreviated Case NameJournal of Medical Ethics

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