How can guideline recommendations on disease specific ethical issues be developed in a systematic and transparent manner? Opportunities and challenges within seven methodological steps

D. Strech, H. Knüppel, G. Neitzke, M. Schmidhuber & M. Mertz
Background: Clinical practice guidelines (CPG) aim to improve standards of clinical performance. To deal adequately with disease specific ethical issues (DSEI) is deeply intertwined with the concepts of clinical competence. Current CPG development manuals, however, fail in addressing methods for the[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]