Medical ethics and jurisprudence are disciplines with overlapping concepts.

For exsample, the ethics concept of respect for autonomy is expressed in law as individual liberty.  

Medical ethics and jurisprudence has its forums and authority.

However in government, law may ultimately “resolve” a clinical ethics dilemma with a court order.1

Ethical Principles

02. Informed Consent

04. Patient Competence & Autonomy

04. Surrogte Decision Making

05. Confidentiality and Privacy

Clinical Ethics and Law

Cross-Cultural Issues and Diverse Beliefs

Difficult Patient Encounters

Do Not Resuscitate Orders during Anesthesia and Urgent Procedures

End-of-Life Issues
Ethics Committees and Consultation
Informed Consent
Interdisciplinary Team Issues
Maternal / Fetal Conflict