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Disease relevance of Bioethics


Psychiatry related information on Bioethics

  • The authors in this issue of The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy share the assumption that bioethics is about resolving cases, not about moral theory, and that the best method of bioethical decision-making is that which produces useful answers [2].

High impact information on Bioethics


Biological context of Bioethics


Anatomical context of Bioethics

  • In the Spring of 1988, the Center for Biomedical Ethics began an interdisciplinary research project on the scientific, ethical, and policy issues raised by the use of fetal tissue in biomedicine [9].

Associations of Bioethics with chemical compounds

  • Bioethics for clinicians: 6. Advance care planning [10].
  • For these reasons, the Wellcome Trust's biomedical ethics programme convened a meeting, "Investigating Ethics and Mental Disorders", in order to review some current research, and to stimulate topics and methods of future research in the field [11].
  • June, bioethics and the Supreme Court [12].
  • Ethics professor/scholar Capron of USC says bioethics and bioeconomics cannot be separated [13].
  • Grinnell, Bishop, and McCullough (2002) have proposed extending Bohr's notion of complementarity from the realm of quantum physics to that of bioethics, arguing that many ethical disputes cannot in principle be resolved [14].

Gene context of Bioethics

  • The use of Ritalin and other stimulant drug treatments for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) raises distinctive moral dilemmas for parents; these moral dilemmas have not been adequately addressed in the bioethics literature [15].
  • Wilks there argues that the puzzle posed by Mark Wicclair in Bioethics 5 against Dan Brock's argument in favour of a risk-related standard of competence -- namely that Brock's argument allows for situations of asymmetrical competence -- is not a genuine problem for a risk-related standard of competence [16].
  • Comparative bioethics in bipolar and epilepsy research [17].
  • This article begins with a brief statement of why Alzheimer disease (AD) research is an especially significant issue in bioethics [18].
  • Moral education and development. Part VI: Bioethics [19].

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Bioethics


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  2. Bioethics as methodological case resolution: specification, specified principlism and casuistry. Iltis, A.S. The Journal of medicine and philosophy. (2000) [Pubmed]
  3. Embryonic stem cells. German leaders spar over bioethics. Koenig, R., Vogel, G. Science (2001) [Pubmed]
  4. Health care ethics consultation: nature, goals, and competencies. A position paper from the Society for Health and Human Values-Society for Bioethics Consultation Task Force on Standards for Bioethics Consultation. Aulisio, M.P., Arnold, R.M., Youngner, S.J. Ann. Intern. Med. (2000) [Pubmed]
  5. Stem cell hearing stirs bioethics debate. Fox, J.L. Nat. Biotechnol. (1999) [Pubmed]
  6. Critical care: how should we evaluate our progress? Civetta, J.M. Crit. Care Med. (1992) [Pubmed]
  7. Bioethics for clinicians: 24. Brain death. Lazar, N.M., Shemie, S., Webster, G.C., Dickens, B.M. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne. (2001) [Pubmed]
  8. A biography and bibliography: the recent trends in bioethics and medical genetics in Japan (Part I). Fujiki, N. Law and the human genome review = Revista de derecho y genoma humano / Chair in Law and the Human Genome, BBV Foundation-Provincial Government of Biscay, University of Deusto. (2000) [Pubmed]
  9. The use of human fetal tissue: scientific, ethical, and policy concerns (January 1990). Vawter, D.E., Kearney, W., Gervais, K.G., Caplan, A.L., Garry, D., Tauer, C. Journal international de bioéthique = International journal of bioethics. (1991) [Pubmed]
  10. Bioethics for clinicians: 6. Advance care planning. Singer, P.A., Robertson, G., Roy, D.J. CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne. (1996) [Pubmed]
  11. Mental disorder ethics: theory and empirical investigation. Eastman, N., Starling, B. Journal of medical ethics. (2006) [Pubmed]
  12. June, bioethics and the Supreme Court. Gardell, M.A. The Journal of medicine and philosophy. (1986) [Pubmed]
  13. Ethics professor/scholar Capron of USC says bioethics and bioeconomics cannot be separated. Capron, A.M. Review - Federation of American Hospitals. (1985) [Pubmed]
  14. Ethical pluralism without complementarity. Fitzpatrick, W.J. Perspect. Biol. Med. (2004) [Pubmed]
  15. Will the "real boy" please behave: dosing dilemmas for parents of boys with ADHD. Singh, I. The American journal of bioethics : AJOB. (2005) [Pubmed]
  16. Risk-related standards of competence: continuing the debate over risk-related standards of competence. Cale, G.S. Bioethics. (1999) [Pubmed]
  17. Comparative bioethics in bipolar and epilepsy research. Kaufman, K.R. Seizure : the journal of the British Epilepsy Association. (2002) [Pubmed]
  18. Discourse ethics: research, dementia, and communication. Post, S.G., Ripich, D.N., Whitehouse, P.J. Alzheimer disease and associated disorders. (1994) [Pubmed]
  19. Moral education and development. Part VI: Bioethics. Hellegers, A.E. Today's Catholic teacher. (1978) [Pubmed]
  20. Long-Term Care Coalition of the Orange County Bioethics Network (California). Kaufmann, A. HEC forum : an interdisciplinary journal on hospitals' ethical and legal issues. (1994) [Pubmed]
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