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Ethics Consultation Responding to Ethics Questions in Health Care

The Veterans Health Administration has just released the second edition of Ethics Consultation Responding to Ethics Questions in Health Care. 

It is available for free here.


Ethics Consultation: Responding to Ethics Questions in Health Care establishes IntegratedEthics® (IE) standards for health care ethics consultation, one of the three core functions of IE, a comprehensive and systematic approach to ethics in health care developed by the National Center for Ethics in Health Care (NCEHC) at the Department of Veterans Affairs.”

“It is designed to serve as a primer, to be read initially in its entirety by everyone who participates in ethics consultation, including leaders responsible for overseeing the ethics consultation function.”

“Subsequently, it can serve as a useful reference document when consultants wish to refresh their memories or answer specific questions about the standards for health care ethics consultation.”

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