Institutional Ethics committees

COMMITTEE ON BIOETHICS

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Abstract

In hospitals throughout the United States, institutional ethics committees (IECs) have become a standard vehicle for the education of health professionals about biomedical ethics, for the drafting and review of hospital policy, and for clinical ethics case consultation. In addition, there is increasing interest in a role for the IEC in organizational ethics. Recommendations are made about the membership and structure of an IEC, and guidance is provided for those serving on an IEC.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberY
JournalPediatrics
Volume143
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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