Mrs. J - Culture and healthcare ethics committees

John R. Stone

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The heart-rending story of Mrs. J raises many complex ethical issues. Key elements include suffering, disagreement, culture, religion, perspective, and facts. Overarching concerns include whose voices and stories should count, the connection of pain with suffering, and how healthcare ethics committees should respond.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)537-540
Number of pages4
JournalCambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 1 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Health(social science)
  • Health Policy


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