University of Gothenburg

Coming collaborations
Coming collaborations with the new Center for Antibioetic resistance Research (CARe) is currently being planned. This collaboration combine ethical analysis and data on practitioners behaviour and attitudes and will regard how person centredness may  be applied for public health purposes rather than clinical care objectives but in a clinical setting.


Herlitz A & Munthe C 2019. Family-centeredness as Resource and Complication in Outpatient Care with Weak Adherence, Using Adolescent Diabetes Care as a Case in Point. In: Lindemann H, McLaughlin J, Verkerk M (eds.), Where Families and Health Care Meet. Oxford: Oxford University Press. In press. 

Kihlbom U & Munthe C 2019. Health Care Decisions and the Moral Web of Family Responsibilities. In: Lindemann H, McLaughlin J, Verkerk M (eds.), Where Families and Health Care Meet. Oxford: Oxford University Press. In press.

Hartvigsson T, Munthe C, Forsander G 2018. Error Trawling and Fringe Decision Competence: Ethical Hazards in Monitoring and Addressing Patient Decision Capacity in Clinical Practice. Clinical Ethics. Epub ahead of print, doi: 10.1177/1477750917749955

Munthe C, El-Alti L, Hartvigsson T, Nijsingh N 2018. Disputing with Patients in Person-Centered Care: Ethical Aspects in Standard Care, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Public Health. Journal of Argumentation in Context, 7(2): 233–246.

Herlitz A, Munthe C, Törner M, Forsander, G 2016. The Counselling, Self-care, Adherence Approach to Person-centred Care and Shared Decision-making: moral psychology, executive autonomy and ethics in multi-dimensional care decisions. Health Communication, 31 (8): 964-973.
Bo Jacobsson, Christian Munthe, Sissel Saltvedt, Ylva Carlsson, Peter Lindgren et al. (2016). NIPT är ett genombrott i fosterdiagnostiken: Träffsäker metod ger färre invasiva provtagningar – men gamla etiska frågor blir åter aktuella, Läkartidningen, 113;DXMP. 
Kihlbom U & Munthe C 2017. Health Care Decisions and the Moral Web of Family Responsibilities. In: Lindemann H, McLaughlin J, Verkerk M (eds.), Where Families and Health Care Meet. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
Munthe, C 2016. Conscientious refusal in health care: the Swedish solution. Journal of Medical Ethics, accepted, in press.  
Gustavsson, E, Juth, N, Munthe, C, Sandman, L (2015).  Etiska och praktiska utmaningar med ökat patientinflytande (Ethical and practical challenges with expanded patient power). Läkartidningen, 112, (17):DD3X.

Munthe, C 2015. The ethics of "primo non nocere", professional responsibility and shared decision making in high-stakes neurosurgery. Acta Neurochirurgica, 157(5): 807-809.
Munthe C 2015. A New Ethical Landscape of Prenatal Testing: Individualizing Choice to Serve Autonomy and Promote Public Health: A Radical Proposal. Bioethics, 29 (1): 36-45   
Munthe, C, Hartvigsson, T (2015). Etiska aspekter på att lyssna på barn i familjehem – mål, komplikationer och konflikter (Listening to children in foster care: ethical aims, complications and conflicts). Stockholm: Socialstyrelsen (Report).
Munthe, C & Nielsen, MEJ 2016. The Legal Ethical Backbone of Conscientious Refusal. Cambridge Quarterly of Health Care Ethics, accepted, in press.
Munthe, C, Sandman, L, Nykänen, P (2015). Delat beslutsfattande och evidensbaserad praktik inom socialtjänsten: mål, begrepp och etik för utformning och implementering (Shared decision-making and evidence practice in social services: goals, concepts and ethics). Webserien nr. 62. Göteborg: University of Gothenburg. (Commissioned report to the National Board of health and Welfare)
Nijsing, N, Juth, N, Munthe, C 2017. The Ethics of Screening. In: Heggenhougen, K & Quah, SR (eds.). International Encyclopedia of Public Health, 2nd Edition. Amsterdam, Paris, London & New York: Elsevier, accepted, in press.
Sandman, L, Gustavsson, E, Munthe, C. 2016. Individual Responsibility as Ground for Priority-setting in Shared Decision-making. Journal of Medical Ethics, online first. DOI: 10.1136/medethics-2015-103285

Work in progress
Hartvigsson, T, Munthe C. Errorthrawling and fringe decision capacity. In submission.
El-Alti, L, Munthe, C, Sandman, L. Personalization and Person centredness: competing buzzwords or genuine companions? In preparation
Boman, Å, Bohlin, M, Eklöf, M, Forsander, G, Munthe, C, Törner, M. Health Care to Empower Self-care in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. In submission.

Leila is a PhD Student at the University of Gothenburg, supervised by Christian Munthe and Lars Sandman. Leila is a graduate of the American University of Beirut (AUB), with degrees in nursing and philosophy. She previously worked as a Registered Nurse and as an Instructor and Clinical Preceptor for nursing students in Beirut, and was also involved in two research projects at AUB. Her doctoral project has both an empirical and conceptual nature and targets ethics in person-centered care in the context of forensic psychiatry through exploring the concept of agency of a person with mental illness through the viewpoint of psychiatric practitioners.

El-Alti, L (2016). Mentally Ill Persons as Agents: Practitioners´Perspective and Ethical Considerations for Person-Centered Care. Centre for Ethyics, Law and Mental Health and the Rågården forensic psychiatric care center, May 10, 2016, Gothenburg.
C Munthe, L Sandman, P Nykänen, L El Alti (2016): Person centredness and shared decision-making in forensic care, social services and public health, 30th European Conference of the Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare, Zagreb, August 17-20, 2016 (Oral presentation)
C Munthe, L Sandman, L El Alti, P Nykänen (2016). Person centredness and shared decision-making in forensic care, social services and public health
13th World Congress of Bioethics, Edinburgh, June 14-17, 2016 (Poster)
Munthe, C (2016). All or nothing: The legal, ethical and jurisprudential basis of legal rights to conscientious objection of voluntarily employed professionals. Presentation at: The conscience of health professionals in the time of biotechnologies: present and future of conscientious objection in medicine, Brocher Foundation, Geneva, June 7-9, 2016 (Invited keynote)
Munthe, C (2016). Etiska dimensioner och dilemman i följden av antibiotikaresistens Regional STRAMA dag, Göteborg, 19 maj, 2016 (Inbjudet föredrag)
Munthe, C (2015). Delaktighet, ansvar och prioritering. Nationella Prioriteringskonferensen, Norrköping, 21-22 Oktober, 2015. (Inbjudet föredrag)
Munthe, C (2015). Taking relational perspectives seriously in reproductive bioethics: some uneasy aspects. Ethics of Families: Moral relevance of family relations in reproductive medicine, Ghent, August 26, 2015 (Invited keynote).
Munthe, C (2015). Vilken maktbalans bör vi ha inom vården och varför? – En fråga om ansvar. Patientmakt eller patientpakt?, Sahlgrenska universitetssjukhuset, 21 maj, 2015 (Inbjudet föredrag)