[Basic ethical considerations in intensive care--Switzerland, a pluralistic country].

  • Alex F. Muller
  • Published 1995 in Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift
The basic ethical considerations surrounding intensive care are analyzed from the historical perspective, with particular reference to the two doctrines still of greatest importance: Kantianism and utilitarianism. They are correlated with the four essential principles of medical ethics: autonomy of the patient, quality, nihil nocere, and equal distribution… CONTINUE READING