The Roles and Functions of Hospital-Based Ethics Committees
Canadian Medical Association Journal. 1996 Apr 1; 154(7): 1094-1095.
Ethics committees ar becoming much more visible on the Canadian health care scene. They range from research-ethics committees that decide whether research projects are ethically sound to case-oriented committees that look at particular issues and give advice. Eike-Henner Kluge says that ethics committees are useful tools, but only when they are appropriately constituted and function in a professional manner. Otherwise, he warns, they become either useless or a liability.
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Kluge, Eike-Henner W.; Moehr, Jochen R.; Scaletta, Gina (1998-08)We propose an approach to macro allocation of health care resources that is compatible with the principles of the Canada Health Act. The approach is equitable and just and takes public support into account. It hinges on ...