Ethical Issues

W. S. Smith, D. R. Gress

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This article reviews the standard definitions of ethical principles and terms used in formal ethical reasoning, and these concepts are then illustrated by their application to common case scenarios.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9780123851574
ISBN (Print)9780123851581
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Brain death
  • Ethical issues
  • Ethical principles
  • Euthanasia
  • Futility
  • Neurological critical care
  • Palliative care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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