Managing Ethical Difficulties in Healthcare: Communicating in Inter-professional Clinical Ethics Support Sessions.

@article{Grnlund2016ManagingED,
  title={Managing Ethical Difficulties in Healthcare: Communicating in Inter-professional Clinical Ethics Support Sessions.},
  author={Catarina EC Fischer Gr{\"o}nlund and Vera Dahlqvist and Karin Zingmark and Mikael Sandlund and Anna I S S{\"o}derberg},
  journal={HEC forum : an interdisciplinary journal on hospitals' ethical and legal issues},
  year={2016},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={321-338}
}
Several studies show that healthcare professionals need to communicate inter-professionally in order to manage ethical difficulties. A model of clinical ethics support (CES) inspired by Habermas' theory of discourse ethics has been developed by our research group. In this version of CES sessions healthcare professionals meet inter-professionally to communicate and reflect on ethical difficulties in a cooperative manner with the aim of reaching communicative agreement or reflective consensus. In… CONTINUE READING