Clinical Ethics eSimulation Scenario

Risks to the Fetus: Final Reflections

Karin’s story demonstrates how complex clinical decision-making can be in the modern healthcare environment. There are a multitude of stakeholders, an array of differing perspectives based on different goals, values and priorities, and everyone is trying to do what they think is in the ‘best interests’ of Karin in the context of her pregnancy. Clinical ethics provides support to clinicians, patients and families, and healthcare organisations, in understanding these complexities and navigating a way forward.