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Author Correction: Ethical challenges experienced by prehospital emergency personnel: a practice-based model of analysis

The Original Article was published on 12 August 2022

Author Correction: BMC Medical Ethics (2022) 23:80 https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.1186/s12910-022-00821-9


Following publication of the original article [1], the author has changed the table 2 and it should read as follows:

Values in the context of caring for patients

Preventing harm and doing good for patients and relatives

Respect for patient autonomy and right to self-determination in consideration of the cognitive ability of the patient

Respect for the contributions and needs of relatives in consideration of their cognitive abilities, their intents, and relation to the patient

Values in the context of the prehospital emergency unit

Acting in accordance with the duty to help, clinical guidelines and legal requirements

Forming a treatment alliance with patients as individuals

Providing equal and fair treatment to patients, irrespective of age, gender, religion, and social status

Respecting hierarchical structures and the line of command of the organisation

Guarding the safety of patient, self, colleagues and others involved

Evaluating potential cost and benefit of alternative uses of medical expertise

Values in the context of external collaboration

Respect for non-prehospital healthcare professionals and external collaborators, including their professional assessment of the situation, their tasks and areas of responsibility

Preventing harm and doing good for bystanders

Respecting bystander views and needs, in light of their cognitive abilities, their intents and relationship to a patient

Values pertaining to prehospital emergency personnel

Acting in accordance with the value system of their specific health profession (EMT, PM, physician)

Acting in accordance with their personal value system

The original article has been corrected.

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  1. Bruun H, Milling L, Mikkelsen S, et al. Ethical challenges experienced by prehospital emergency personnel: a practice-based model of analysis. BMC Med Ethics. 2022;23:80. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.1186/s12910-022-00821-9.

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Bruun, H., Milling, L., Mikkelsen, S. et al. Author Correction: Ethical challenges experienced by prehospital emergency personnel: a practice-based model of analysis. BMC Med Ethics 23, 120 (2022). https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.1186/s12910-022-00862-0

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