Gender Issues in Health Care
McCarrick, Patricia Milmoe
Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal. 1995 Mar; 5(1): 61-82.
There are many different gender issues involved in health care. This Scope Note provides a broad overview of the ways in which the health care and bioethical literature have reported and looked at gender issues, although emphasis is placed on the quality of medical treatment and biomedical research. It does not encompass the literature on caring or the ethics of care, nor does it address the large body of feminist theory and philosophical literature on ethics and medicine. Literature available through December 1994 is represented in this Scope Note.
Aged; Biomedical Research; Caring; Circumcision; Discrimination; Ethics; Federal Government; Females; Government; Health; Health Care; Health Services; Heart Diseases; Historical Aspects; Human Experimentation; International Aspects; Literature; Medicine; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Patient Care; Public Policy; Quality of Health Care; Reproduction; Research; Selection of Subjects; Social Discrimination; Women's Health; Women's Health Services;
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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 ...