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Medical Ethics


Key Ethical Principles

Ascension Health

This section of Ascension Health's Ethics Resources is intended to explain key ethical principles that are relevant to healthcare ethics


Ethical Decision-Making Tools
The following documents provide decision-making algorithms that can be used in addressing clinical and organizational issues, and other materials intended to facilitate ethical decision-making.

Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services  Also available in PDF
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Fifth Edition, November 17, 2009


Center for Ethics and Human Rights
American Nurses Association
The Center is committed to addressing the complex ethical and human rights issues confronting nurses and designing activities and programs to increase the ethical competence and human rights sensitivity of nurses. Includes:


Offering Spiritual Support for Family or Friends (brochure)
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization






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