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Bioethics


Definition:
A branch of applied ethics that studies the value implications of practices and developments in life sciences, medicine, and health care (MeSH).
Discussion:
Bioethics includes literature on the legal and public policy issues surrounding health care and biomedical research.
Scope and emphasis:
Collected comprehensively.
Special considerations:
NLM provides access to the bioethics literature in conjunction with the Kennedy Institute of Ethics.
See also:
Government Publications
10/5/12

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