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Branch of philosophy that deals with the distinction between right and wrong, with the moral consequences of human actions; Stedman's Medical Dictionary 26th edition, William & Wilkins, 1995, includes bioethics: the systematic study of the moral dimensions --including moral vision, decisions, conduct, and policies-- of the life sciences and health care, employing a vartiety of ethical methodologies in an interdisciplinary setting. Encyclopedia of Bioethics. Warren T. Reich, editor in-chief. - revised edition. New York : Simon & Schuster Macmillan, 1995.

Internet Guides

Applied Ethics Resources on the WWW
guides to resources in business, health care, science & technology, animal welfare, environmental, media, research and international ethics
Biomedical & Health Care Ethics Resources on WWW
Chris MacDonald, Center for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia
Ethics in Biomedicine
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Genetics and Ethics
compiled by Bryn Williams-Jones, M.A. , University of British Columbia
MedWeb: Bioethics
Emory University Health Center Library
Yahoo:Science:Biology:Biomedical Ethics
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Internet Sites
Bioethics Online Service
Medical College of Wisconsin: "consists of abstracts of journal articles and other sources from the bioethics literature"
Center for Ethics, University of Pennsylvania
Codes of Ethics Online: Health Care
llinois Institute of Technology
Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues (ELSI) of the Human Genome Project
The Human Genome Project
Ethics and Genetics: a Global Conversation
Center of Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania
Euthanasia World Directory,
compiled by Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization (ERGO)
Integrity in Scientific Research: Creating an Environment That Promotes Responsible Conduct (2002)
Board on Health Sciences Policy (HSP), Division of Health Sciences Policy (HSP), Institute of Medicine (IOM): this report examines integrity in the research environment and the lack of established measures to assess integrity.
Responsible Research: A Systems Approach to Protecting Research Participants (2002)
Institute of Medicine (IOM) report recommending a national strategy to ensure protection of human participants in research, chaired by Danile Federman, MD, Harvard Medical School
The Living Wills Registry (Canada)
stablished by Dr. David Williams (a Stratford physician), and his wife Maureen in 1992 to assist people in directing their own medical treatment in the event of incapacitating illnesses or injuries
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Organizations, Associations, and Agencies
American College of Physicians Ethics Manual
fourth edition: Annal of Internal Medicine 1998;128:576-594.
American Philosophical Association
American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics
Association for Practical and Professional Ethics
Canadian Bioethics Society
Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions
Codes of Ethics Online Project, Illinois Institute of Technology
DePaul University Institute for Business and Professional Ethics
Library & Information Services Gateway : Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University
Kennedy Institute of Ethics
National Bioethics Advisory Commission (NBAC) Archives
Hosted by the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature at Georgetown University, the archives preserves the publications and meeting transcripts of the Center, which existed from 1996 to October 2001.
National Information Resource on Ethics & Human Genetics
Kennedy Institute of Ethics
The Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
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Consumer Health Information
Patient Issues Medlineplus
National Library of Medicine: includes confidentiality, freedom of choice, and patient rights information
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