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Bioethics includes areas such as reproductive technology, genetic testing, genetic enhancement, human research, organ donation and end-of-life decisions.

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Useful Subject Headings

Use the following terms when searching the library catalog to help you find books

  • Abortion
  • Bioethics
  • Bioethics -- United States
  • Cloning — Moral And Ethical Aspects
  • Eugenics
  • Euthanasia
  • Fetus Research
  • Genetic Engineering — Moral And Ethical Aspects
  • Genetic Engineering — Religious Aspects
  • Genetic Engineering — Social Aspects
  • Human Cloning
  • Human experimentation and medicine
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Medical Ethics
  • Medical laws and legislation -- Moral and ethical aspects
  • Medicine Research — Moral And Ethical Aspects
  • Research -- Moral and ethical aspects
  • Science -- Moral and ethical aspects
  • Stem Cells Research — Moral and Ethical Aspects
  • Transplantation

Subject headings for end-of-life issues:

  • Assisted suicide -- Law and legislation -- United States
  • Assisted suicide -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States
  • Advance directives (Medical care) -- United States
  • Euthanasia -- Law and legislation -- United States
  • Euthanasia -- Moral and ethical aspects
  • Right to die -- Law and legislation -- United States