Niklas Juth

Niklas Juth


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Niklas Juth är universitetslektor och docent i medicinsk etik vid Karolinska Institutet. 


My main research interests are in ethics and bioethics, genethics, and the intersection between political philosophy and medical ethics, e.g. autonomy and justice in health care. Currently involved in the Stockholm Centre for Health Care Ethics (CHE) project “Prioritizing in Health Care: The Reasonableness and Applicability of the Principles of Cost-Efficiency, Need, and Responsibility” as researcher. I am also doing research within the areas of experimental ethics, victims of honor related threats within health care, end-of-life care, screening, genethics and health care complaints.


Juth, Niklas; Radetzki, Marcus; Radetzki, Marian (2003), Genetics and Insurance, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Juth, Niklas (2005), Genetic information: Values and Rights. The Morality of Presymptomatic Genetic Testing, Acta Philosophica Gothoburgensia, Göteborg. (Dissertation)

Juth N, Lorentzon F. ”The Concept of Free Will and Forensic Psychiatry”, International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 33, 2010. 

Lindblad A, Juth N, Fürst CJ and Lynöe N. When enough is enough; terminating life-sustaining treatment at the patient’s request. A survey of attitudes among Swedish physicians and the general public, Journal of Medical Ethics, Vol. 36, No. 5, 2010. 

Juth N, Lindblad A, Lynöe N, Sjöstrand M and Helgesson G. European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) framework for palliative sedation: an ethical discussion, BMC Palliative Care 9:20, 2010. 

Sandberg J and Juth N. Ethics and Intuitions: A Reply to Peter Singer, Journal of Ethics, Vol. 15, No. 5, 2011. 

Juth N, Tillberg T, Lynöe N. Intentions in critical clinical settings: a study of medical students' perceptions, Journal of Medical Ethics, 37(8), 2011. 

Juth, Niklas; Munthe, Christian (2012), The Ethics of Screening in Health Care and Medicine – Serving Society or Serving the Patient? Springer, Dordrecht.

Juth N. Challenges for principles of needs in health care. Accepted by Health Care Analysis, 2013. 


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