Vol. 15 No. 5 | May 2015

Vol. 15 No. 5 | May 2015

ISBN: 1526-5161


Clinical ethics consultation has come a long way. The 1980s and 90s witnessed the birth and growth of hospital ethics committees. In 1990, 60% of hospitals had an ethics committee (American Hospital Association 1985, 60) and in 1992, the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JAHCO) issued standards requiring that health care organizations “have in place a mechanism for ...

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Ethics Consultation in Pediatrics: Long-Term Experience From a Pediatric Oncology Center Liza-Marie Johnson, Christopher L. Church, Monika Metzger & Justin N. Baker
A Code of Ethics for Health Care Ethics Consultants: Journey to the Present and Implications for the Field Anita J. Tarzian, Lucia D. Wocial & The ASBH Clinical Ethics Consultation Affairs Committee