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Table 4 Experiences with various methods for ethics discussions and their suitability

From: The Norwegian national project for ethics support in community health and care services

Methods Experience with the method (% of all respondents, N = 217) Method currently in use at workplace (% of respondents with experience with the activity) Method thought to be well suited (% of respondents with experience with the activity)
Unstructured/free reflection 167 (77 %) 133 (80 %) 84 (50 %)
CME 6-step model 125 (58 %) 107 (86 %) 86 (69 %)
Ethics cards 107 (49 %) 62 (58 %) 63 (59 %)
Other discourse ethics model 51 (24 %) 26 (51 %) 24 (47 %)
”Traffic light” method 39 (18 %) 13 (33 %) 14 (36 %)
”Fish bowl” method 30 (14 %) 11 (37 %) 17 (57 %)a
  1. a: Indicated as “not suited” by 11 respondents (37 % of respondents with experience with the method.)