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Ethics Consultation
MeSH HeadingEthics Consultation
Tree NumberK01.316.167.200
Tree NumberN04.452.758.849.174
Tree NumberN05.350.250.200
Scope NoteServices provided by an individual ethicist ( ETHICISTS) or an ethics team or committee ( ETHICS COMMITTEES, CLINICAL) to address the ethical issues involved in a specific clinical case. The central purpose is to improve the process and outcomes of patients' care by helping to identify, analyze, and resolve ethical problems.
See AlsoEthics, Clinical
Allowable QualifiersCL EC ES HI LJ OG SN ST TD UT
Previous Indexing Ethical Review (2002)
Previous Indexing Ethics Committees (1992-2001)
Previous Indexing Referral and Consultation (1988-2001)
History Note2003; use ETHICAL REVIEW 2002
Date of Entry20020703
Unique IDD033061

MeSH Tree Structures

Humanities [K01]
   Ethics [K01.316]
      Ethical Review [K01.316.167]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeEthics Consultation [K01.316.167.200]

Health Services Administration [N04]
   Organization and Administration [N04.452]
      Professional Practice [N04.452.758]
         Referral and Consultation [N04.452.758.849]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeEthics Consultation [N04.452.758.849.174]
Gatekeeping [N04.452.758.849.350]
Physician Self-Referral [N04.452.758.849.500]
Remote Consultation [N04.452.758.849.550]
Secondary Care [N04.452.758.849.775]
Tertiary Healthcare [N04.452.758.849.887]

Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation [N05]
   Ethics [N05.350]
      Ethical Review [N05.350.250]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeEthics Consultation [N05.350.250.200]

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