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    • Fetal Tissue Research 

      Coutts, Mary Carrington (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1993-03)
      In recent years, the use of tissue from fetal remains for transplantation and biomedical research has surfaced as a controversy that involves scientists, doctors, patients and the federal government. Fetal tissue is ...
    • Bioethics Consultation 

      McCarrick, Pat Milmoe (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1994-01)
      In Ethics Consultation in Health Care, editors John Fletcher, Norman Quist, and Albert R. Jonsen (I, 1989) define ethics consultation as “the provision of specialized help in identifying, analyzing, and resolving ethical ...
    • Human Gene Transfer Research, Scope Note 24 

      Coutts, Mary Carrington; Coutts, Mary Carrington (1994-03)
      This annotated bibliography with an introductory essay was first published as ―Human Gene Therapy‖ in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 63-83, March 1994. It has been updated by Bioethics Research ...
    • Religious Perspectives on Bioethics: Pt. 1 

      Bishop, Laura Jane; Coutts, Mary Carrington (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1994-06)
      The many religions of the world bring diverse, and occasionally divergent, attitudes to bioethical is-sues. These beliefs may guide patients and health care professionals as they seek or provide health care. In an ...
    • Religious Perspectives on Bioethics: Pt. 2 

      Bishop, Laura Jane; Coutts, Mary Carrington (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1994-12)
      The many religions of the world bring diverse, and occasionally divergent attitudes to bioethical issues. These beliefs may guide patients and health care professionals as they seek or provide health care. In an attempt ...
    • Gender Issues in Health Care 

      McCarrick, Pat Milmoe (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1995-03)
      In the 1990s, many questions are being asked about differences between the treatment of women and men in the health care setting and about the omission or underrepresentation of women in clinical research. Such questions ...
    • Eugenics, Scope Note 28 

      Coutts, Mary Carrington; McCarrick, Pat Milmoe; Coutts, Mary Carrington; McCarrick, Pat Milmoe (Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, 1995-06)
      This annotated bibliography with an introductory essay was first published in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 163-178, June, 1995. It has been updated by Bioethics Research Library at Georgetown ...
    • Organ Transplant Allocation 

      McCarrick, Pat Milmoe (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1996-01)
      The introduction of the antibiotic, cyclosporin, which enhances the success rate of transplantation surgery, has resulted in the steady growth of organ transplantation since the mid-1980s. This growth increasingly focuses ...
    • Feminist Perspectives on Bioethics 

      McCarrick, Pat Milmoe; Darragh, Martina (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1996-04)
      The literature of feminist bioethics has flourished in the last decade. Women’s health care, women’s role both as patient and health care professional, the many new reproductive technologies, the exclusion of women as ...
    • Managed Health Care: New Ethical Issues for All 

      Darragh, Martina; McCarrick, Pat Milmoe (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1996-06)
      Changes in the way that health care is perceived, delivered, and financed have occurred rapidly in a relatively short time span. The 50-year period since World War II encompasses enormous growth in medical technology, soaring ...
    • A Just Share: Justice and Fairness in Resource Allocation 

      McCarrick, Pat Milmoe; Darragh, Martina (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1997-08)
      Each of us has some basic sense of what the words "fair" or "just" or "fairness" or "justice" mean. Each of us probably also has an idea of what is "fair" in health care. The attempt by the state of Oregon in the mid-1980s ...
    • Landmark Legal Cases in Bioethics 

      Poland, Susan (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1997-08)
      Only a few decades old, the interdisciplinary field of bioethics has developed surrounded by centuries of legal tradition and moral philosophy. Bioethics and the law have weaved back and forth over time influencing each ...
    • Bioethics Commissions: Town Meetings with a "Blue, Blue Ribbon" 

      Poland, Susan (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1998-05)
      Town meetings are characteristic of New England. In theory, a quorum of registered voters in a small municipality meets annually to decide local public policy. In fact, special interests and the town bureaucracy control ...
    • Public Health Ethics: Health by the Numbers 

      Darragh, Martina; McCarrick, Pat Milmoe (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1998-10)
      Hippocrates had nothing to say about public health. Rather, the idea that a government should protect its citizens from disease by maintaining sanitary conditions has its origin in Renaissance humanities texts, and the ...
    • Organizational Ethics and Health Care: Expanding Bioethics to the Institutional Arena 

      Bishop, Laura Jane; Cherry, M. Nichelle; Darragh, Martina (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 1999-09)
      In 1995, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) expanded its patient rights standards to include requirements for assuring that hospital business practices would be ethical. Renamed ...
    • Animals in Research and Education: Ethical Issues 

      Bishop, Laura Jane (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2001-03)
      Scientific inquiry is inexorably tied to animal experimentation in the popular imagination and human history. Many, if not most, of the spectacular innovations in the medical understanding and treatment of today’s human ...
    • Bioethics and Cloning, Part 1 

      Bishop, Laura Jane; Poland, Susan (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2002-09)
      “Clone” is a collective noun (I, Stewart 1997, p. 771). A collective noun names a group and is composed of individual members, such as “herd” or “flock.” Derived from the Greek klôn for twig or slip, “clone” was first ...
    • Bioethics and Cloning, Part 2 

      Bishop, Laura Jane; Poland, Susan (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2002-12)
      “Clone” is a collective noun (I, Stewart 1997, p. 771). A collective noun names a group and is composed of individual members, such as “herd” or “flock.” Derived from the Greek klôn for twig or slip, “clone” was first used ...
    • Incentives for Providing Organs 

      McCarrick, Pat Milmoe; Darragh, Martina (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2003-03)
      After a contentious debate at its 2002 annual meeting, the American Medical Association's House of Delegates voted to endorse the opinion of its Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs that the impact of financial incentives ...
    • Vulnerability, Vulnerable Populations, and Policy 

      Ruof, Mary C. (Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, 2004-12)
      Within medical research and healthcare certain groups are afforded special protections and services because of their designation as vulnerable. The vulnerable require special justification to participate in human ...

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