Medical-ethical Guidelines

With its guidelines on medical ethics, the SAMS's central ethics committee provides doctors and other healthcare professionals with specific assistance for medical practice and biomedical research.

Coercive measures in medicine

Distinguishing between standard treatment and experimental treatment in individual cases

Medical practice in respect of detained persons

Intensive-care interventions

Collaboration between the medical profession and industry

Ethics support in medicine

Advance directives

Decisions on cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Medical treatment and care of people with disabilities

Palliative Care

End-of-life care

Treatment and care of elderly persons dependent on care

The Determination of Death in the Context of OrganTransplantation





lic. iur. Michelle Salathé
Vice General Secretary, Head Department Ethics