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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: July 2019

Chapter 25 - Ethical Considerations in the Neurocritical Care Unit

Summary

Medical ethics deals with moral issues related to the daily practice of medicine [1]. Questions about the behaviors of physicians and healthcare providers, the decision-making process, values, rights, and responsibilities, generate ethical reflection that requires a thorough understanding of philosophical concepts, religion, and jurisdictional laws.