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  • Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Volume 2, Issue 4
  • October 1993, pp. 417-448

Ethics Consultation: The Least Dangerous Profession?

  • Giles R. Scofield (a1), John C. Fletcher (a2), Albert R. Jonsen (a3), Christian Lilje (a4), Donnie J. Self (a5) and Judith Wilson Ross (a6)
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  • Published online: 01 July 2009

Whether ethics is too important to be left to the experts or so important that it must be is an age-old question. The emergence of clinical ethicists raises it again, as a question about professionalism. What role clinical ethicists should play in healthcare decision making – teacher, mediator, or consultant – is a question that has generated considerable debate but no consensus.

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