Table 1

Subject of student case presentations

Subject of student case presentationsN=49
Unethical behaviour in others13
 Disrespect for patients5
 (Apparently) poor medical practice5
 Lack of communication3
Confidentiality7
 Breaking confidentiality in the interests of another/the public2
 Discussions with relatives2
 Confidentiality in a small town (rural issues)2
 Other1
End of life issues7
 Staff/relatives insisting on apparently futile treatment5
 Best interests decisions2
Beginning of life issues6
 Neonatal resuscitation2
 Maternal versus fetal interests4
Autonomy5
Equity3
Other (including duty of care, truth-telling, legal, consent)8