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2nd ICCEC in Basel

The Second International Conference: Clinical Ethics Consultation was held in Basel, Switzerland on March 17-20, 2005. The meeting was sponsored by the Institute for Applied Ethics and Medical Ethics of the University of Basel, the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Department of Bioethics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Participation in this meeting doubled from the Cleveland conference to over 300, considerable international participation.

Event Program


“Thematic Section – Research on Clinical Ethics and Consultation.” Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy: A European Journal 11(1):3-56. Co-editors: Stella Reiter-Theil and George J. Agich

  • Stella Reiter-Theil and George J. Agich, Research on clinical ethics and consultation: Introduction to the theme, 3-5. (Link)
  • Sabine Beck, Andreas van de Loo and Stella Reiter-Theil, A “little bit illegal”? Withholding and withdrawing of mechanical ventilation in the eyes of German intensive care physicians, 7-16. (Link)
  • Reidun Forde, Reidar Pedersen and Victoria Akre, Clinicians’ evaluation of clinical ethics consultation in Norway: a qualitative study, 17-25. (Link)
  • Marion Danis, Adrienne Farrar, Christine Grady, Carol Taylor, Patricia O’Donnell, Karen Soeken and Connie Ulrich, Does fear of retaliation deter requests for ethics consultation?, 27-34. (Link)
  • Silviya Aleksandrova, Survey on the experience in ethical decision-making and attitude of Pleven University Hospital physicians towards ethics consultation, 35-42. (Link)
  • Bert Molewijk, Maarten Verkerk, Henk Milius and Guy Widdershoven, Implementing moral case deliberation in a psychiatric hospital: process and outcome, 43-56. (Link)

“Special Section – Coming of Age in Clinical Ethics Consultation: Time for Assessment and Evaluation.” Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Volume 18, Issue 04, October 2009. Co-editors: George J. Agich and Stella Reiter-Theil

  • George J. Agich and Stella Reiter-Theil, Guest Editorial: Encouraging the Dialogue,333-337 (Link)
  • George J. Agich, Why Quality Is Addressed So Rarely in Clinical Ethics Consultation, 339-346 (Link)
  • Stella Reiter-Theil, Dealing with the Normative Dimension in Clinical Ethics Consultation, 347-359 (Link)
  • Gerd Richter, Clinical Ethics as Liaison Service: Concepts and Experiences in Collaboration with Operative Medicine, 360-370 (Link)
  • Mark P. Aulisio, Jessica Moore, May Blanchard, Marcia Bailey and Dawn Smith, Clinical Ethics Consultation and Ethics Integration in an Urban Public Hospital, 371-383 (Link)
  • Stuart G Finder, Is Consent Necessary for Ethics Consultation?, 384-396 (Link)
  • Anne Slowther, Ethics Case Consultation in Primary Care: Contextual Challenges for Clinical Ethicists, 397-405 (Link)
  • Margarete Pfäfflin, Klaus Kobert and Stella Reiter-TheilEvaluating Clinical Ethics Consultation: A European Perspective, 406-419 (Link)
  • Paul Schotsmans and Chris Gastmans, How to Deal with Euthanasia Requests: A Palliative Filter Procedure, 420-428 (Link)

Ralf Stutzki, Kathrin Ohnsorge, Stella Reiter-Theil (Hg.)(2011) Ethikkonsultation heute – vom Modell zur Praxis. LIT Verlag. TOC (German)