Hospital Bioethics Committees
Hospital bioethics committees are collegiate bodies that represent a space for analysis, discussion, and support in bioethical dilemmas that arise in medical practice and teaching in the area of health. In Mexico, they are mandatory for health care establishments, according to their complexity and level of resolution. Its legal regulation is found in the norms of health law and the criteria that they issue in their opinions and recommendations are guiding criteria for those who make decisions in the clinical field and are a source of law.
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