Handbook for Rural Health Care Ethics: A Practical Guide for Professionals

Dartmouth Medical School’s Department of Community and Family Medicine

This handbook is designed to be a useful resource for clinicians and administrators of rural health care facilities. The handbook includes an introduction to rural health care ethics, common ethics issues in rural communities and further resources on rural ethics. It is authored by physicians, nurses, health-care ethicists and hospital administrators with expertise in rural ethics and was funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Library of Medicine.