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Bioethics: Finding Books

Study of the ethics, processes, and people which constitute the maintenance of health for human beings. Consists of the theological, philosophical, medical, scientific, and legal aspects of these issues. This guide is primarily from a Catholic viewpoint.

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Results here are limited to books, ebooks, and book chapters.

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Subject Searches in LibrarySearch

Try using some of the the following Library of Congress Subject Tems as you search.  To narrow your search, combine these with the words "ethics" or "moral" or "religious aspects" or "Catholic Church" or "law and legislation"... and further narrow your search by adding the country you want to study, e.g. "United States"


  • Bioethics  
  • Bioethical Issues  
  • Biomedical Research 
  • Biomedical Technology  
  • Clinical Medicine 
  • Human Experimentation In Medicine  
  • Informed Consent    
  • Medical Ethics
  • Medicine – Research
  • Religion And Medicine
  • Biotechnology
  • Human Genome
  • Recombinant DNA 

End-Of-Life Issues 

  • Advance Directives
  • Assisted Suicide
  • Euthanasia
  • Right To Die

 Human Reproductive Health Issues 

  • Abortion, Eugenic
  • Abortion  
  • Artificial Insemination, Human  
  • Birth Control  
  • Developmentally Disabled
  • Human Reproductive Technology  
  • Parent-Child Relations 
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
    Sterilization (Birth Control)  
  • Wrongful Life 

 Organ Transplantation 

  • Organ Transplantation
  • Sale Of Organs, Tissues, Etc.
  • Transplantation Of Organs, Tissues, Etc.


  • Drug Industry
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Genetics
  • Human Genetics


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