Ethical Decision-Making in Dysphagia Management Ethics historically refers to the analysis of moral duties and obligations that guide human behavior. In health care, ethics is applied both to professional behavior, guidelines for which have been described in various codes of ethics, and to clinical care decisions relating to difficult choices in patient management. Ethics in ... Viewpoint
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Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Helen M. Sharp
    University of Chicago
  • Leigh B. Genesen
    Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago
  • Contact author: Helen M. Sharp, MS, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, MC 6098, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637
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Ethical Decision-Making in Dysphagia Management
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, February 1996, Vol. 5, 15-22. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0501.15
History: Received January 3, 1995 , Accepted October 17, 1995
 
American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, February 1996, Vol. 5, 15-22. doi:10.1044/1058-0360.0501.15
History: Received January 3, 1995; Accepted October 17, 1995
Acknowledgments
The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Robert Orr, Sharon Fraser, and Gary Fraser of Loma Linda University Medical Center for their helpful suggestions during earlier drafts of this manuscript.
The MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics at the University of Chicago is supported by grants from the Dorothy J. MacLean Family, the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Pew Charitable Trusts.
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