Behind Closed Doors. Promises and Pitfalls of Ethics Committees
New England Journal of Medicine 1987 July 2; 317(1): 46-50
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Lo, Bernard (1987-07-02)Hospital ethics committees may well offer an attractive alternative to judicial resolution of patient care dilemmas, Lo contends, but only if their goals and procedures conform to ethical principles and are subject to rigorous ...
Sharpe, Virginia A. (2000-02)In this paper, I examine the notion of accountability and its historical evolution in health care. Using medical mistakes and adverse patient outcomes as my focus, I examine the interests served by particular models of ...