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Ethics Consultation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ethics Consultation
Tree Number(s)
K01.752.566.479.117.200
N04.452.758.849.174
N05.350.250.200
Unique ID
D033061
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D033061
Scope Note
Services provided by an individual ethicist (ETHICISTS) or an ethics team or committee (ETHICS COMMITTEES, CLINICAL) to address the ethical issues involved in a specific clinical case. The central purpose is to improve the process and outcomes of patients' care by helping to identify, analyze, and resolve ethical problems.
NLM Classification #
WB 60
Previous Indexing
Ethical Review (2002)
Ethics Committees (1992-2001)
Referral and Consultation (1988-2001)
See Also
Ethics, Clinical
Public MeSH Note
2003; see ETHICAL REVIEW 2002
History Note
2003; use ETHICAL REVIEW 2002
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Ethics Consultation Preferred
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