Clinical Ethics

Some of our articles discuss various issues in Clinical Ethics. Currently, this page lists articles that were published in Volume 14 (2022) of the Asian Bioethics Review (ABR). We will keep this page up-to-date with our most recent publications, as well as gradually add our older articles on this topic.

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Original Article – Open Access
Relational Autonomy, the Right to Reject Treatment, and Advance Directive in Japan
Anri Asagumo
January 2022 – 14(1): 57-69 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-021-00191-1

Original Article – Open Access
Extending the Ring Theory of Personhood: Impact of Caring for Dying Patients in Intensive Care Unit
Natalie Pei Xin Chan, Jeng Long Chia, Chong Yao Ho, Lisa Xin Ling Ngiam, Joshua Tze Yin Kuek, Nur Haidah Binte Ahmad Kamal, Ahmad Bin Hanifah Marican Abdurrahman, Yun Ting Ong, Min Chiam, Alexia Sze Inn Lee, Annelissa Mien Chew Chin, Stephen Mason & Lalit Kumar Radha Krishna
January 2022 – 14(1): 71-86 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-021-00192-0

Original Article – Open Access
Ethical and social issues for healthcare providers in the intensive care unit during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan: A questionnaire survey
Yusuke Seino, Yayoi Aizawa, Atsushi Kogetsu, and Kazuto Kato
2022 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-021-00194-y

Original Article – Free Access
Discussions on Present Japanese Psychocultural-Social Tendencies as Obstacles to Clinical Shared Decision-Making in Japan
Atsushi Asai, Taketoshi Okita, and Seiji Bito
2022 – doi: 10.1007/s41649-021-00201-2