BMC Med Ethics 2021 Apr 13;22(1):44. Epub 2021 Apr 13.
Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA, 92093, USA.
Background: Ethics consult services are well established, but often remain underutilized. Our aim was to identify the barriers and perceptions of the Ethics consult service for physicians, advance practice providers (APPs), and nurses at our urban academic medical center which might contribute to underutilization.
Methods: This was a cross-sectional single-health system, anonymous written online survey, which was developed by the UCSD Health Clinical Ethics Committee and distributed by Survey Monkey. Read More