Publications in English from the Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics.
A summary in English of Smer's report on genome editing.
The report analyses questions asked by the profession concerning under what circumstances certain health care should be offered to persons without permanent residence permits.
In this report the Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics analyses ethical issues in connection with late abortion close to the medical limit for viability.
On both sides of the debate on assisted dying, some arguments can be found that are supported by facts and others that are contradicted by facts. This is shown in a new report from the Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics (Smer). The report is available in an English translation.
The Swedish Council on Medical Ethics has published a report concerning innovative therapies offered within clinical practice as a treatment outside a research protocol. A summary of the report will be published in English shortly.
The Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics has conducted an ethical analysis of ‘traumatic shaking’ with reference to the report on the subject by The Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services.
The Swedish National Concil on Medical Ethics has published an opinion on the ethical aspects concerning medical age assessments in the asylum process. A summary of the opinion is available in English.
The Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics sees ethical risks in using fixed compensation to egg donors. With high fixed sums some donors might have economic reasons instead of altruistic.
The report ‘ADHD – ethical challenges’ highlights ethical issues that have specifically arisen in connection with the significant increase in recent years in the number of children and adults diagnosed with ADHD.