Conclusion and Appendices

  • Daniel K. SokolEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Ethics book series (BRIEFSETHIC, volume 1)


The world of clinical ethics is brimming with opportunities. It is a young discipline, and its future success lies in part on the active involvement of enthusiastic clinicians. There is much that clinicians can do to promote ethics in their institution or specialty. They could set up a consultation service or an ethics committee in their hospital, pilot an ethics checklist in their unit or conduct ethics-related research, organise a talk or a one-day conference on the ethics of the specialty, submit abstracts on ethical topics in conferences, articles to journals, or chapters to medical textbooks, or just raise ethical issues on ward rounds and team meetings. It is a field for pioneers.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Primary Care and Public HealthImperial College LondonLondonUK

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