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Descriptor in English: Ethics Consultation
Descriptor in Spanish: Consultoría Ética
Descriptor in Portuguese: Consultoria Ética
Descriptor in French: Consultation d'éthique
Entry term(s): Consultation, Ethics
Consultations, Ethics
Ethics Consultations
Tree number(s): K01.752.566.479.117.200
N04.452.758.849.174
N05.350.250.200
Scope note: Services provided by an individual ethicist (ETHICISTS) or an ethics team or committee (ETHICS COMMITTEES, CLINICAL) to address the ethical issues involved in a specific clinical case. The central purpose is to improve the process and outcomes of patients' care by helping to identify, analyze, and resolve ethical problems.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
History Note: 2003; use ETHICAL REVIEW 2002
See also the descriptors: Ethics, Clinical MeSH
DeCS UI: 37703
Descriptor UI: D033061
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Ethics Consultation - Preferred
Concept UI M0383196
Scope note Services provided by an individual ethicist (ETHICISTS) or an ethics team or committee (ETHICS COMMITTEES, CLINICAL) to address the ethical issues involved in a specific clinical case. The central purpose is to improve the process and outcomes of patients' care by helping to identify, analyze, and resolve ethical problems.
Preferred term Ethics Consultation
Entry term(s) Consultation, Ethics
Consultations, Ethics
Ethics Consultations



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