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Basic Resources in Bioethics


The works chosen for Basic Resources in Bioethics were selected from the collection of the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature. Many persons who are interested in medical ethics and biomedical research have asked for a guide to the literature. This list was selected to help those working in the field to begin their research. It is not intended to be comprehensive, but merely a cross-section of those available in English.


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ORGANIZATIONS

Note: There are numerous organizations in the United States and abroad that deal with bioethical issues. For a more comprehensive listing of those organizations, see:

American Hospital Association. Directory of Biomedical Ethics Organizations. Chicago: American Hospital Association, 1989.

European Directory of Bioethics 1993-1994. Edited by Gérard Huber. Montrouge, France: Édition John Libbey Eurotext, 1993

International Directory of Bioethics Organizations. Edited by Anita L. Nolen and Mary Carrington Coutts. Washington, DC: National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature, Georgetown University, 1994.

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ENCYCLOPEDIAS AND DICTIONARY

Dictionary of Medical Ethics. Edited by A.S. Duncan, G.R. Dunstan, and R.B. Welborn. New rev. ed. New York: Crossroad, 1981.

Encyclopedia of Bioethics. 2nd edition. Edited by Warren T. Reich. New York: Macmillan. 1995. 5 vols.

Encyclopedia of Ethics. Edited by Lawrence C. Becker, and Charlotte B. Becker. New York: Garland, 1992. 2 vols.

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ONLINE DATABASE

BIOETHICSLINE. Produced by the Kennedy Institute of Ethics for the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Focuses on ethical and public policy issues in health care and biomedical research. Free individual searches are available upon request to the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature. Anyone with access to the World Wide Web may search BIOETHICSLINE® free of charge using NLM's Internet Grateful Med (IGM) Web-based service. Access to IGM, a Searcher's Guide, and the Bioethics Thesaurus, which provides the keywords used to index BIOETHICSLINE, may be found at http://www.georgetown.edu/research/nrcbl/.

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BIBLIOGRAPHIES

Bibliography of Bioethics. Edited by LeRoy Walters and Tamar Joy Kahn. Washington, DC: Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University. Issued annually since 1975. Corresponds to the BIOETHICSLINE database. Provides references to resources on ethical and public policy issues in medicine and biomedical research. Includes abstracts; arranged by broad subject categories.

Ethics in Nursing. Edited by Terry Pence. 2nd ed. New York: National League for Nursing, 1986. An annotated bibliography of nursing ethics. Includes author and subject indexes.

Goldstein, Doris M. Bioethics: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale Research, 1982. A selected, annotated bibliography to the literature of bioethics.

The Hastings Center's Bibliography of Ethics, Biomedicine and Professional Responsibility. Compiled by the staff of the Hastings Center. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1984.

Medical Ethics: An Annotated Bibliography. Edited by Mark Siegler, Peter A. Singer and David L. Schiedermayer. Philadelphia: American College of Physicians, 1988.

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CURRENT AWARENESS SERVICES

Note: Several journals have sections where they highlight new publications. See, for example, the ``In the Literature'' section of the Hastings Center Report, or the ``Medicolegal Reference Shelf'' section of Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. Other services include:

BioLaw. Edited by James F. Childress and Ruth D. Gaare. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1983 to present. Annual with bimonthly updates. (Previous title: Bioethics Reporter) A compendium of articles and legal documents on ethical and legal issues in medicine, health care administration and human experimentation. Includes the text of important legal decisions in the Resources section.

New Titles in Bioethics. Edited by Lucinda Fitch Huttlinger. Washington, DC: National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature. Published monthly 1975-1989; quarterly 1990 - present. List of acquisitions by the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature. Organized by subject categories. Includes ordering information for difficult-to-find items. Annual cumulation available.

Scope Note Series. Washington, DC: National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature. A series of issue briefs including annotated bibliographies on popular bioethical topics. For a complete list of titles in the series, see the last page of this Scope Note. Beginning with Scope Note 15, the series appears in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal.

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JOURNALS AND NEWSLETTERS

Note: Because bioethics is a multidisciplinary field, there are numerous journals that publish relevant articles. Some of the more important journals are listed below.

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SERIES

Bioethics Yearbook. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Biomedical Ethics Reviews. Edited by James M. Humber and Robert F. Almeder. Clifton, NJ: Humana Press.

Clinical Medical Ethics Series. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.

Clinical Medical Ethics Series. Edited by H. Tristram Engelhardt and Stuart F. Spicker. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Contemporary Issues in Biomedicine, Ethics and Society. Clifton, NJ: Humana Press.

Critical Issues in American Psychiatry and the Law. Edited by Eliot Werner. New York: Plenum Press.

Ethics in a Changing World. Edited by M.P. Battin and L.P. Francis. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

Hastings Center Studies in Ethics. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press.

Health/Medicine and the Faith Traditions Series. Edited by Martin E. Marty and Kenneth L. Vaux. New York: Crossroad Publishing Co.

Hastings Center Studies in Ethics. Edited by Daniel Callahan and Mark J. Hanson. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.

Medical Ethics Series. Edited by David H. Smith and Robert M. Veatch. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Philosophy and Medicine Series. Edited by H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., and Stuart F. Spicker. Boston: D. Reidel Publishing Co.

Philosophy of Medicine Series. Edited by Samuel Gorovitz. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Social Ethics and Policy Series. Edited by Anthony Dyson and John Harris. London and New York: Routledge.

Studies in Bioethics. Edited by Peter Singer. New York: Oxford University Press.

Studies in Health and Human Values. Edited by Paul Mazirowski. New York: Praeger.

Studies in Philosophy and Health Policy. Edited by Daniel Wikler. New York: Cambridge University Press.

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BOOKS

Below is a selection of books on bioethical issues.

General

African-American Perspectives on Biomedical Ethics. Edited by Harley E. Flack and Edmund D. Pellegrino, Edmund D. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1992.

Agich, George J. Autonomy and Long-term Care. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

American College of Physicians. Ethics Manual, 2d Edition. Philadelphia: American College of Physicians, 1989.

American Medical Association. Council on Judicial and Ethical Affairs. Current Opinions of the Council on Judicial and Ethical Affairs of the American Medical Association. Chicago: American Medical Association, 1992.

Aging and Ethics: Philosophical Problems in Gerontology. Edited by Nancy S. Jecker. Clifton, NJ: Humana Press, 1991

Annas, George J. The Rights of Patients: The Basic ACLU Guide to Patient Rights. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1989.

Ashley, Benedict M.; and O'Rourke, Kevin D. Healthcare Ethics: A Theological Analysis. 3rd ed. St. Louis, MO: Catholic Health Association of the United States, 1989.

Beauchamp, Tom L.; and Childress, James F. Principles of Biomedical Ethics. 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Biomedical Ethics. Edited by Thomas A. Mappes and Jane S. Zembaty. 4th ed. New York: McGraw Hill, 1991.

Biomedical Politics. Edited by Kathi E. Hanna. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1991.

Blank, Robert. Biomedical Policy. Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1995.

Brennan, Troyen. Just Doctoring: Medical Ethics in the Liberal State. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1991.

British Medical Association. Professional Division. Philosophy and Practice of Medical Ethics. London: British Medical Association, 1988.

British Medical Association. Professional Division. Rights and Responsibilities of Doctors. London: British Medical Association, 1988.

Bursztajn, Harold J.; et al. Medical Choices, Medical Chances: How Patients, Families, and Physicians Can Cope With Uncertainty. New York: Routledge, 1990.

Caplan, Arthur L. If I Were A Rich Man Could I Buy A Pancreas?: And Other Essays On the Ethics of Health Care. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1992.

Cassell, Eric J. The Nature of Suffering: And the Goals of Medicine. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Catholic Perspectives on Medical Morals: Foundational Issues. Edited by Edmund D. Pellegrino, John P. Langan and John C. Harvey. Boston: Kluwer Academic, 1989.

Children and Health Care: Moral and Social Issues. Edited by Loretta M. Kopelman and John C. Moskop. Boston: Kluwer Academic, 1989.

Codes of Ethics: Ethics Codes, Standards, and Guidelines For Professionals Working in A Health Care Setting in Canada. Françoise Baylis and Jocelyn Downie, comps. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Department of Bioethics, The Hospital for Sick Children, 1992.

Compendium on Medical Ethics: Jewish Moral, Ethical and Religious Principles in Medical Ethics. Edited by David M. Feldman and Fred Rosner. 6th ed. New York: Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, 1984.

Contemporary Issues in Bioethics. Edited by Tom L. Beauchamp and LeRoy Walters. 4th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1994.

Cross Cultural Perspectives in Medical Ethics: Readings. Edited by Robert M. Veatch. Boston: Jones and Bartlett, 1989.

Darr, Kurt. Ethics in Health Services Management. Baltimore, MD: Health Professions Press, 1991.

Dubler, Nancy N. and Nimmons, David. Ethics On Call: A Medical Ethicist Shows How To Take Charge of Life-and-death Choices. New York: Harmony Books, 1992.

Emanuel, Ezekiel J. The Ends of Human Life: Medical Ethics in A Liberal Polity. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1991.

Engelhardt, H. Tristram, Jr. The Foundations of Bioethics. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Ethics at the Bedside. Edited by Charles M. Culver. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England/Dartmouth, 1990.

Everyday Ethics: Resolving Dilemmas in Nursing Home Life. Edited by Rosalie A. Kane and Arthur L. Caplan. New York: Springer, 1990.

Feminist Perspectives in Medical Ethics. Edited by Helen B. Holmes and Laura M. Purdy, eds. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1992.

Gillon, Ranaan. Philosophical Medical Ethics. New York: Wiley, 1986.

Gillon, Ranaan. Principles of Health Care Ethics. New York, John Wiley & Sons, 1994.

Gorovitz, Samuel. Drawing the Line: Life, Death and Ethical Choices in an American Hospital. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Hare, R.M. Essays On Bioethics. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Hauerwas, Stanley. Suffering Presence: Theological Reflections on Medicine, the Mentally Handicapped and the Church. Notre Dame, IN: Notre Dame University Press, 1986.

Jonsen, Albert R.; Siegler, Mark; and Winslade, William J. Clinical Ethics: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1992.

Jonsen, Albert R. New Medicine and the Old Ethics. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1990.

Kapp, Marshall B. Geriatrics and the Law. New York: Springer , 1992.

Kass, Leon. Toward a More Natural Science: Biology and Human Affairs. New York: Free Press, 1985.

Lakin, Martin. Coping With Ethical Dilemmas in Psychotherapy. New York: Pergamon Press, 1991.

Levine, Carol. Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Bioethical Issues. 6th ed. Guilford, CT: Dushkin Publishing Group, 1995.

Lidz, Charles W.; Fischer, Lynn; and Arnold, Robert M. The Erosion of Autonomy in Long-Term Care. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Lo, Bernard. Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide For Clinicians. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 1994.

Loewy, Erich H. Suffering and the Beneficent Community: Beyond Libertarianism. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991

Macklin, Ruth. Mortal Choices: Bioethics in Today's World. New York: Pantheon Books, 1987.

McCormick, Richard A. Health and Medicine in the Catholic Tradition. New York: Crossroad, 1984.

McCormick, Richard A. How Brave a New World? Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1985.

McCormick, Richard A. The Critical Calling: Reflections on Moral Dilemmas Since Vatican II. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1989.

Medical Ethics. Edited by Robert M. Veatch. Boston: Jones and Bartlett, 1989.

Medical Ethics: Policies, Protocols, Guidelines and Programs. Edited by John F. Monagle and David C. Thomasma. Rockville, MD: Aspen, 1992

Medical Ethics: Sources of Catholic Teaching. Edited by Kevin O'Rourke and Philip Boyle.2nd ed. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1993.

Meta Medical Ethics: The Philosophical Foundations of Bioethics. Edited by Michael A. Grodin. Boston: Kluwer Academic, 1995.

Monagle, John F.; and Thomasma, David C. Health Care Ethics: Critical Issues. Rockville, MD: Aspen, 1994.

Moody, Harry R. Ethics in An Aging Society. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

Pellegrino, Edmund D.; and Thomasma, David C. A Philosophical Basis of Medical Practice: Toward a Philosophy and Ethic of the Healing Professions. New York: Oxford University Press, 1981.

Psychiatric Ethics. Edited by Sidney Bloch and Paul Chodoff. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Purtilo, Ruth B. Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 1993.

Ramsey, Paul. The Patient as Person: Explorations in Medical Ethics. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1970.

Readings in Biomedical Ethics: A Canadian Focus. Edited by Eike-Henner W. Kluge. Scarborough, Ontario, Canada: Prentice Hall Canada, 1993.

Rosner, Fred. Modern Medicine and Jewish Ethics. Hoboken, NJ: Ktav and New York: Yeshiva University Press, 1991.

Seedhouse, David; and Lovett, Lisetta. Practical Medical Ethics. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1992.

Sherwin, Susan. No Longer Patient: Feminist Ethics and Health Care. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1992.

Smith, Mickey; et al., eds. Pharmacy Ethics. New York: Pharmaceutical Products Press/Haworth Press, 1991.

Stein, Ronald H. Ethical Issues in Counseling. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1990.

Summing Up. (See President's Commission Report No.10, page 13.)

Szasz, Thomas. Cruel Compassion: Psychiatric Control of Society's Unwanted. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1994.

Theology and Bioethics: Exploring the Foundations and Frontiers. Edited by Earl E. Shelp. Hingham, MA: Kluwer Academic, 1985.

Veatch, Robert M. A Theory of Medical Ethics. New York: Basic Books, 1981.

Wicclair, Mark R. Ethics and the Elderly. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Winslade, William J.; and Ross, Judith Wilson. Choosing Life or Death: A Guide for Patients, Families and Professionals. New York: Free Press, 1986.

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Casebooks

Ackerman, Terrence F.; and Strong, Carson. A Casebook of Medical Ethics. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.

American Psychological Association. Casebook on Ethical Principles of Psychologists. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 1987.

The Art of the Case History. Edited by Joanne T. Banks and Anne H. Hawkins. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

Benjamin, Martin; and Curtis, Joy. Ethics in Nursing. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Bioethics: Readings and Cases. Edited by Baruch A. Brody and H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1987.

Cases in Bioethics: Selections from the Hastings Center Report. Edited by Carol Levine. Rev. and updated ed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989.

Cohen, Cynthia B. Casebook on the Termination of Life-Sustaining Treatment and the Care of the Dying. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1988.

Forman, Edwin N.; and Ladd, Rosalind. Ethical Dilemmas in Pediatrics: A Case Study Approach. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1991.

Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry. Committee on Medical Education. A Casebook in Psychiatric Ethics. New York: Brunner/Mazel, 1990.

Haddad, Amy Marie; and Kapp, Marshall B. Ethical and Legal Issues in Home Health Care: Case Studies and Analysis. Norwalk, CT: Appleton and Lange, 1991.

Pence, Gregory E. Classic Cases in Medical Ethics: Accounts of the Classic Cases that have Shaped Medical Ethics, with Philosophical, Legal and Historic Backgrounds. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1990.

Reiser, Stanley Joel, et al. Divided Staffs, Divided Selves: A Case Approach to Mental Health Ethics. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987.

Thomas, John E. and Waluchow, Wilfrid J. Well and Good: Case Studies in Biomedical Ethics. Lewiston, NY: Broadview Press, 1990.

Veatch, Robert M. Case Studies in Medical Ethics. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1977.

Veatch, Robert M.; and Fry, Sara T. Case Studies in Nursing Ethics. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1987.

Yeo, Michael T. Concepts and Cases in Nursing Ethics. Lewiston, NY: Broadview Press, 1991.

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Abortion

Abortion and the Status of the Fetus. Edited by William B. Bondeson, et al. Boston: D. Reidel, 1983.

Abortion: Moral and Legal Perspectives. Edited by Jay L. Garfield and Patricia Hennessey. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1984.

Abortion: Understanding Differences. Edited by Sidney Callahan and Daniel Callahan. New York: Plenum Press, 1984.

The Ethics of Abortion: Pro-Life vs. Pro-Choice. 2nd ed. Edited by Robert M. Baird and Stuart E. Rosenbaum. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Book, 1993.

Kamm, F.M. Creation and Abortion: A Study in Moral and Legal Philosophy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Luker, Kristin. Abortion and the Politics of Motherhood. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1984.

Melton, J. Gordon. The Churches Speak On Abortion: Official Statements From Religious Bodies and Ecumenical Organizations. Detroit: Gale Research, 1989.

Mensch, Elizabeth and Freeman, Alan. The Politics of Virtue: Is Abortion Debatable? Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1993.

The Morality of Abortion: Legal and Historical Perspectives. Edited by John T. Noonan. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1970.

The Problem of Abortion. Edited by Joel Feinberg. 2nd ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1984.

Schwartz, Lewis M. Arguing About Abortion. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1993.

Tooley, Michael. Abortion and Infanticide. New York: Oxford University Press, 1984.

Tribe, Laurence H. Abortion: The Clash of Absolutes. New York: Norton, 1990.

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Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

AIDS and the Health Care System. Edited by Lawrence O. Gostin. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990.

AIDS: From the Beginning. Edited by Helene M. Cole and George D. Lundberg. Chicago: American Medical Association, 1986.

AIDS: The Making of a Chronic Disease. Edited by Elizabeth Fee and Daniel M. Fox. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.

AIDS, The Second Decade. Edited by Heather Miller, Charles F. Turner and Lincoln E. Moses. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1990.

Bayer, Ronald. Private Acts, Social Consequences: AIDS and the Politics of Public Health. New York: Free Press, 1989.

The Churches Speak on AIDS: Official Statements from Religious Bodies and Ecumenical Organizations. Compiled by J. Gordon Melton. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1989.

Corea, Gena. The Invisible Epidemic: The Story of Women and AIDS. New York: HarperCollins, 1992.

Gray, Joni N.; Lyons, Phillip M.; and Melton, Gary B. Ethical and Legal Issues in AIDS Research. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

Gunderson, Martin; Mayo, David J.; and Rhame, Frank S. AIDS: Testing and Privacy. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1989.

Hastings Center. AIDS: An Epidemic of Ethical Puzzles. Brookfield, VT: Dartmouth, 1991.

Koop, C. Everett; and Johnson, Timothy. Let's Talk: An Honest Conversation on Critical Issues. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Pub. Co., 1992.

Law & AIDS: International Responses, Current Issues and Future Directions. Edited by Lawrence Gostin and Lane Porter. Chicago: Section of International Law and Practice, American Bar Association, 1993.

Living with AIDS. Edited by Stephen R. Graubard. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1990.

Meaning of AIDS: Implications for Medical Science, Clinical Practice, and Public Health Policy. Edited by Eric T. Juengst and Barbara A. Koenig. New York: Praeger, 1989.

National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (United States). Report: The Twin Epidemics of Substance Use and HIV. Washington, DC: National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 1991.

National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on AIDS Research and the Behavioral, Social, and Statistical Sciences. Panel on Monitoring the Social Impact of the AIDS Epidemic. The Social Impact of AIDS in the United States. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1993.

Nichols, Eve K. Mobilizing Against AIDS: The Unfinished Story of a Virus. (Rev. and enlarged ed.) Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1990.

Sontag, Susan. AIDS and Its Metaphors. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1989.

U.S. Presidential Commission on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Epidemic. Report of the Presidential Commission on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Epidemic. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1988.

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Animal Rights and Animal Experimentation

Alternatives to Animal Use in Research, Testing and Education (See OTA Report No.1, page 13.)

Animal Experimentation: The Moral Issues. Edited by Robert M. Baird and Stuart E. Rosenbaum. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1991.

Animal Rights and Human Obligations. Edited by Tom Regan and Peter Singer. 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1989.

Budiansky, Stephen. The Covenant of the Wild: Why Animals Choose Domestication. New York: William Morrow, 1992.

The Experimental Animal in Biomedical Research; Volume 1: A Survey of Scientific and Ethical Issues for Investigators. Edited by Bernard E. Rollin and Lynne M. Kessel. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1990.

Fox, Michael Allen. The Case for Animal Experimentation: An Evolutionary and Ethical Perspective. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986.

Frey, Raymond G. Interests and Rights: The Case Against Animals. New York: Oxford University Press, 1980.

Guillermo, Kathy S. Monkey Business: The Disturbing Case That Launched the American Animal Rights Movement. Washington, DC: National Book Press, 1993.

In Defense of Animals. Edited by Peter Singer. New York: Basil Blackwell, 1985.

Jasper, James M. and Nelkin, Dorothy. The Animal Rights Crusade: The Growth of A Moral Protest. New York: Free Press/Macmillan, 1992.

Lives in the Balance: The Ethics of Using Animals in Biomedical Research. Edited by Jane A. Smith and Kenneth M. Boyd. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Paton, William. Man & Mouse: Animals in Medical Research. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Rachels, James. Created From Animals: The Moral Implications of Darwinism. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Regan, Tom. The Case for Animal Rights. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1985.

Rifkin, Jeremy. Beyond Beef: The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Culture. New York: Dutton, 1992.

Sapontzis, Steve F. Morals, Reasons and Animals. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1987.

Singer, Peter. Animal Liberation. 2nd ed. New York: Random House, 1990.

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Death and Dying

Active Euthanasia, Religion and the Public Debate. Edited by Ron Hamel. Chicago: The Park Ridge Center, 1991.

Battin, Margaret P. The Least Worst Death: Essays in Bioethics on the End of Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Birth, Suffering, and Death: Catholic Perspectives At the Edges of Life. Edited by Kevin W. Wildes; Francesc Abel; and John C. Harvey. Boston: Kluwer Academic, 1992.

By No Extraordinary Means: The Choice to Forgo Life Sustaining Food and Water. Edited by Joanne Lynn. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1986.

Callahan, Daniel. The Troubled Dream of Life: Living With Mortality. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993.

Choosing Death: Active Euthanasia, Religion, and the Public Debate. Edited by Ron P. Hamel. Philadelphia: Trinity Press International, 1991.

Deciding to Forego Life-Sustaining Treatment. (See President's Commission Report No.2, page 12.)

Defining Death. (See President's Commission Report No.3, page 12.)

Ethical Issues in Death and Dying. Edited by Robert F. Weir. 2nd ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1986.

Extending Life, Enhancing Life: A National Research Agenda on Aging. Edited by Edmund T. Lonergan. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1991.

Gervais, Karen Grandstrand. Redefining Death. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1986.

Hastings Center. Guidelines on the Termination of Life-Sustaining Treatment and the Care of the Dying. Briarcliff Manor, NY: The Center, 1987.

Institutional Protocols for Deciding About Life and Death Treatments. (See OTA Report No.7, page 13.)

Kevorkian, Jack. Prescription--Medicide: The Goodness of Planned Death. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1991.

Larue, Gerald A. Euthanasia and Religion: A Survey of Attitudes of World Religions to the Right to Die. Los Angeles: Hemlock Society, 1985.

Life-Sustaining Technologies and the Elderly. (See OTA Report No.8, page 13.)

Maguire, Daniel C. Death by Choice. 2nd ed. Garden City, NY: Image Books, 1984.

Matters of Life and Death: New Introductory Essays in Moral Philosophy. Edited by Tom Regan. 2nd ed. New York: Random House, 1986.

Meisel, Alan. Right to Die. New York: Wiley, 1989. (with 1993 supplement)

Melton, J. Gordon. The Churches Speak On: Euthanasia. Detroit, MI: Gale Research, 1991.

Momeyer, Richard W. Confronting Death. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1988.

Nuland, Sherwin B. How We Die: Reflections On Life's Final Chapters. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993.

Rachels, James. The End of Life: Euthanasia and Morality. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Society for the Right to Die [Choice in Dying]. Refusal of Treatment Legislation. New York: Society for the Right to Die, 1991.

Suicide and Euthanasia: Historical and Contemporary Themes. Edited by Baruch A. Brody. Boston: Kluwer Academic, 1989.

Thomasma, David C. and Graber, Glenn C. Euthanasia: Toward An Ethical Social Policy. New York: Continuum, 1990.

To Die or Not To Die?: Cross-Disciplinary, Cultural, and Legal Perspectives on the Right to Choose Death. Edited by Arthur S. Berger and Joyce Berger. New York: Praeger, 1990.

Vaux, Kenneth L. Death Ethics: Religious and Cultural Values in Prolonging and Ending Life. Philadelphia: Trinity Press International, 1992.

Veatch, Robert M. Death, Dying and the Biological Revolution: Our Last Quest for Responsibility. Rev. ed. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1989.

Weir, Robert F. Abating Treatment with Critically Ill Patients: Ethical and Legal Limits to the Medical Prolongation of Life. New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.

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Genetics and Molecular Biology

Aly, Gotz; Chroust, Peter; and Pross, Christian. Cleansing the Fatherland: Nazi Medicine and Racial Hygiene. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

Catholic Health Association of the United States. Human Genetics: Ethical Issues in Genetic Testing, Counseling, and Therapy. St. Louis, MO: Catholic Health Association of the United States, 1990.

The Code of Codes: Scientific and Social Issues in the Human Genome Project. Edited by Daniel J. Kevles and LeRoy Hood. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1992. 397 p.

Davis, Joel. Mapping the Code: The Human Genome Project and the Choices of Modern Medicine. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1990.

Ethics and Biotechnology. Edited by Anthony Dyson and John Harris. New York: Routledge, 1994.

Ethics and Human Genetics: A Cross Cultural Perspective. Edited by Dorothy C. Wertz and John C. Fletcher. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1989.

Fletcher, John C. Coping with Genetic Disorders: A Guide for Clergy and Parents. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1982.

Fletcher, Joseph F. Ethics of Genetic Control: Ending Reproductive Roulette. Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1988.

Genes and Human Self-knowledge: Historical and Philosophical Reflections On Modern Genetics. Edited by Robert F. Weir; Susan C. Lawrence; and Evan Fales. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1994.

Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment. Edited by Aubrey Milunsky. 3rd ed. New York: Plenum Press, 1992.

Genetics and the Law III. Edited by Aubrey Milunsky and George J. Annas. New York: Plenum Press, 1985.

Glover, Jonathan. What Sort of People Should There Be? Genetic Engineering, Brain Control and Their Impact on Our Future World. New York: Penguin Books, 1984.

Harris, John. Wonderwoman and Superman: The Ethics of Human Biotechnology. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Herrnstein, Richard J. and Murray, Charles. The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life. New York: Free Press, 1994.

Human Gene Therapy: A Background Paper. (See OTA Report No. 4, page 13.)

Jennings, Bruce; et al. New Choices, New Responsibilities: Ethical Issues in the Life Sciences--A Teaching Resource on Bioethics for High School Biology Courses. New York: Hastings Center, 1990.

Kevles, Daniel J. In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1985.

Krimsky, Sheldon. Genetic Alchemy: The Social History of the Recombinant DNA Controversy. Cambridge, MA: M.I.T. Press, 1982.

Lappé, Marc. The Broken Code: The Exploitation of DNA. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1985.

Mapping Our Genes. (See OTA Report No.10, page 13.)

Justice and the Human Genome Project. Edited by Timothy F. Murphy and Marc A. Lappé. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994.

National Research Council. Mapping and Sequencing the Human Genome. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1988.

Nelson, J. Robert. On the New Frontiers of Genetics and Religion. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans, 1994.

Nichols, Eve K. Human Gene Therapy. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988.

Patenting Life. (See OTA Report No. 13, page 13.)

Rothman, Barbara K. The Tentative Pregnancy: How Amniocentesis Changes the Experience of Motherhood. New York: Penguin Books, 1993.

Screening and Counseling for Genetic Conditions. (See President's Commission Report No.7, page 12.)

Splicing Life. (See President's Commission Report No.9, page 12.)

Suzuki, David; and Knutson, Peter. Genethics: The Clash Between the New Genetics and Human Values. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1990.

U.S. National Institutes of Health. Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee and Human Gene Therapy Subcommittee. Gene Therapy for Human Patients: Information for the General Public. Bethesda, MD: National Institute of Health, 1990.

Warren, Mary Ann. Gendercide: The Implications of Sex Selection. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Allenheld, 1986.

The Wellborn Science: Eugenics in Germany, France, Brazil, and Russia. Edited by Mark Adams. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Wingerson, Lois. Mapping Our Genes: The Genome Project and the Future of Medicine. New York: Dutton, 1990.

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Handicapped Newborns

Compelled Compassion: Government Intervention in the Treatment of Critically Ill Newborns. Edited by Arthur L. Caplan; Robert H. Blank; and Janna C. Merrick. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, 1992.

Euthanasia and the Newborn: Conflicts Regarding Saving Lives. Edited by Richard C. McMillan, H. Tristram Engelhardt and Stuart Spicker. Boston: D. Reidel, 1987.

Kuhse, Helga; and Singer, Peter. Should the Baby Live?: The Problem of Handicapped Infants. Brookfield, VT: Ashgate Pub., 1994.

Lyon, Jeff. Playing God in the Nursery. New York: W.W. Norton, 1985.

Shelp, Earl E. Born to Die? Deciding the Fate of Critically Ill Newborns. New York: Free Press, 1986.

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Medical Discrimination Against Children with Disabilities. Washington, DC: The Commission, 1989.

Weir, Robert F. Selective Non-Treatment of Handicapped Newborns. New York: Oxford University Press, 1984.

Which Babies Shall Live? Humanistic Dimensions of the Care of Imperiled Newborns. Edited by Thomas H. Murray and Arthur L. Caplan. Clifton, NJ: Humana Press, 1985.

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Hospital Ethics Committees

Craig, Robert Paul; Middleton, Carl L.; and O'Connell, Laurence J. Ethics Committees: A Practical Approach. St. Louis, MO: Catholic Health Association, 1986.

Ethics Consultation in Health Care. Edited by John C. Fletcher, Norman Quist and Albert R. Jonsen. Ann Arbor, MI: Health Administration Press, 1989.

Hosford, Bowen. Bioethics Committees: The Health Care Provider's Guide. Rockville, MD: Aspen Systems Corp., 1986.

Institutional Ethics Committees and Health Care Decision Making. Edited by Ronald E. Cranford and A. Edward Doudera. Ann Arbor, MI: Health Administration Press, 1984.

Ross, Judith W., et al. Health Care Ethics Committees: The Next Generation. Chicago: American Hospital Publishing Co., 1993.

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Human Experimentation

Children As Research Subjects: Science, Ethics, and Law. Edited by Michael A. Grodin and Leonard H. Glanz. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences; World Health Organization. International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects. Geneva: Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences and World Health Organization, 1993.

Dickens, Bernard. Legal Issues in Embryo and Fetal Tissue Research and Therapy. Ottawa: Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies, December 1991.

Embryo Experimentation. Edited by Peter Singer, et al. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

Experimentation With Human Beings: The Authority of the Investigator, Subject, Professions and the State in the Human Experimentation Process. Compiled by Jay Katz. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1972.

Implementing Human Research Regulations. (See President's Commission Report No.4, page 12.)

Jones, James H. Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment. New York: Free Press, 1993.

Levine, Robert J. Ethics and Regulation of Clinical Research. 2nd ed. Baltimore: Urban and Schwarzenberg, 1986.

Medical Innovation and Bad Outcomes: Legal, Social and Ethical Responses. Edited by Mark Siegler, et al. Ann Arbor, MI: Health Administration Press, 1987.

The Nazi Doctors and the Nuremberg Code: Human Rights in Human Experimentation. Edited by George J. Annas and Michael A. Grodin. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Protecting Human Subjects. (See President's Commission Report No.6, page 12.)

Research Ethics. Edited by Kare Berg and Knut Erik Tran°y. New York: A.R. Liss, 1983.

Unconventional Cancer Therapies. (See OTA Report No15, page 13.)

U.S. National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research. The Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978. 3 vols.

Use of Human Beings in Research: With Special Reference to Clinical Trials. Edited by Stuart Spicker, et al. Boston: Kluwer, 1988.

Vawter, Dorothy E., et al. The Use of Human Fetal Tissue: Scientific, Ethical, and Policy Concerns. Minneapolis: Center for Biomedical Ethics, University of Minnesota, 1990.

Veatch, Robert M. The Patient as Partner: A Theory of Human Experimentation Ethics. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987.

When Medicine Went Mad: Bioethics and the Holocaust. Edited by Arthur L. Caplan. Totowa, NJ: Humana Press, 1992.

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Nursing

Bandman, Elsie L. and Bandman, Bertram. Nursing Ethics in the Life Span. Norwalk, CT: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1985.

Bandman, Elsie L. Critical Thinking in Nursing. 2nd ed. Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange, 1994.

Benjamin, Martin and Curtis, Joy. Ethics in Nursing. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Davis, Anne J. and Aroskar, Mila A. Ethical Dilemmas and Nursing Practice. 3rd ed. Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange, 1991.

Dougherty, Charles J.; Edwards, Barba J.; and Haddad, Amy M. Ethical and Moral Dimensions of Care. Edited by Madeleine M. Leininger. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1990.

Ethical Dilemmas in Perioperative Nursing. Denver, CO: Association of Operating Room Nurses, 1990.

Ethics at the Bedside: A Sourcebook for Critical Care Nurses. Edited by Marsha D.M. Fowler and June Levine-Ariff. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1987.

Ethics in Nursing: An Anthology. Compiled by Terry Pence and Janice Cantrall. New York: National League for Nursing, 1990.

Gaut, Delores A. and Leininger, Madeleine M., eds. Caring: The Compassionate Healer. New York: National League for Nursing Press, 1991.

Jameton, Andrew. Nursing Practice: The Ethical Issues. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1984.

Muyskens, James L. Moral Problems in Nursing: A Philosophical Investigation. Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1982.

Professional Ethics in Nursing. Edited by Joyce E. Thompson and Henry O. Thompson. Malabar, FL: R.E. Krieger, 1990.

Silva, Mary C. Ethical Decision Making in Nursing Administration. Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange, 1990.

Thompson, Joyce E. and Thompson, Henry O. Ethics in Nursing. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1992.

White, Gladys B., ed. Ethical Dilemmas in Contemporary Nursing Practice. Washington, DC: American Nurses Publishing, 1992.

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Organ and Tissue Transplantation

Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues Pertaining to Solid Organ Procurement. Hastings-on-Hudson, NY: Hastings Center, 1985.

Fox, Renée; O'Connell, Laurence J.; and Youngner, Stuart, eds. Meanings and Realities of Organ Transplantation. Chicago: Park Ridge Center, 1995.

Fox, Renée C. and Swazey, Judith P. Spare Parts: Organ Replacement in American Society. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Land, W. and Dossetor, J.B., eds. Organ Replacement Therapy: Ethics, Justice, Commerce. New York: Springer-Verlag, 1991.

McCullagh, Peter J. The Foetus as Transplant Donor. New York: Wiley, 1987.

Neural Grafting: Repairing the Brain and Spinal Cord. (See OTA Report No. 12, page 13.)

New Harvest: Transplanting Body Parts and Reaping the Benefits. Edited by C. Don Keyes and Walter E. Weist. Clifton, NJ: Humana Press, 1991.

Ownership of Human Tissues and Cells. (See OTA Report No.13, page 13)

Pediatric Brain Death and Organ/Tissue Retrieval: Medical, Ethical and Legal Aspects. Edited by Howard H. Kaufman. New York: Plenum Press, 1989.

Prottas, Jeffrey. The Most Useful Gift: Altruism and the Public Policy of Organ Transplants. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1994.

Public Perceptions of Biotechnology. (See OTA Report No.13, page 13)

Scott, Russell. The Body as Property. New York: Viking Press, 1981.

U.S. National Institutes of Health. Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel. Report of the Human Fetal Tissue Transplantation Research Panel. 2 volumes. [s.l.]: The Panel, 1988.

U.S. Task Force on Organ Transplantation. Organ Transplantation: Issues and Recommendations. Rockville, MD: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1986.

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Professional Patient Relationship

Ahronheim, Judith C.; Moreno, Jonathan; and Zuckerman, Connie. Ethics in Clinical Practice. New York: Little, Brown, 1994.

Appelbaum, Paul S.; Lidz, Charles W.; and Meisel, Alan. Informed Consent: Legal Theory and Clinical Practice. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Buchanan, Allen E. and Brock, Dan W. Deciding for Others: The Ethics of Surrogate Decision Making. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Duties To Others. Edited by Courtney S. Campbell and B. Andrew Lustig. Boston: Kluwer Academic, 1994.

Cassell, Eric J. The Healer's Art. Cambridge, MA: M.I.T. Press, 1985.

Childress, James F. Who Should Decide? Paternalism in Health Care. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.

Confidentiality vs. the Duty to Protect: Foreseeable Harm in the Practice of Psychiatry. Edited by James C. Beck. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, 1990.

Conflicts of Interest in Clinical Practice and Research. Edited by Roy G. Spece, David S. Shimm and Allan E. Buchanan. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Dax's Case: Essays in Medical Ethics and Human Meaning. Edited by Lonnie D. Kliever. Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1989.

Faden, Ruth R.; and Beauchamp, Tom L. A History and Theory of Informed Consent. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Gray, Bradford H. The Profit Motive and Patient Care: The Changing Accountability of Doctors and Hospitals. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1991.

Hunter, Kathryn M. Doctor's Stories: The Narrative Structure of Medical Knowledge. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991.

Katz, Jay. The Silent World of Doctor and Patient. New York: Free Press, 1984.

Lidz, Charles W., et al. Informed Consent: A Study of Decision Making in Psychiatry. New York: Guilford Press, 1983.

Making Health Care Decisions. (See President's Commission Report No.5, page 12.)

Pellegrino, Edmund D. and Thomasma, David C. The Virtues in Medical Practice. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Pellegrino, Edmund D.; and Thomasma, David C. For the Patient's Good: The Restoration of Beneficence in Health Care. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Rothman, David J. Strangers at the Bedside: A History of How Law and Bioethics Transformed Medical Decision Making. New York: Basic Books, 1991.

Smith, David H. Entrusted: The Moral Responsibilities of Trusteeship. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995.

Veatch, Robert M. Patient-Physician Relations: The Patient as Partner, Part 2. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1991.

White, Becky Cox. Competence To Consent. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1994.

Zaner, Richard M. Ethics and the Clinical Encounter. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1988.

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Reproduction and the Reproductive Technologies

(See also Abortion)

Andrews, Lori B. Between Strangers: Surrogate Mothers, Expectant Fathers, and Brave New Babies. New York: Harper & Row, 1989.

Beyond Baby M: Ethical Issues in the New Reproductive Technologies. Edited by Diane M. Bartels, et. al. Clifton, NJ: Humana Press, 1990.

Blank, Robert H. and Merrick, Janna C. Human Reproduction: Emerging Technologies and Conflicting Rights. Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly, 1994.

Blank, Robert H. Mother And Fetus: Changing Notions of Maternal Responsibility. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992.

Bonnicksen, Andrea L. In Vitro Fertilization: Building Policy from Laboratories to Legislatures. New York: Columbia University Press, 1989.

Bratton, Susan P. Six Billion and More: Human Population Regulation & Christian Ethics. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1992.

The Concept of Moral Consensus: The Case of Technological Interventions Into Human Reproduction. Edited by Kurt Bayertz. Boston: Kluwer Academic, 1994.

Contraceptive Ethos: Reproductive Rights and Responsibilities. Edited by Stuart F. Spicker, William B. Bondeson and H. Tristram Engelhardt. Boston: D. Reidel, 1987.

Ethical Issues in the New Reproductive Technologies. Edited by Richard T. Hull. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1990.

Gift of Life: Catholic Scholars Respond to the Vatican Instruction. Edited by Edmund D. Pellegrino, John C. Harvey, and John Langan. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1990.

Glover, Jonathan, et al. Ethics of New Reproductive Technologies: The Glover Report to the European Commission. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 1989.

Grobstein, Clifford. Science and the Unborn: Choosing Human Futures. New York: Basic Books, 1988.

Heyd, David. Genethics: Moral Issues in the Creation of People. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1992.

Infertility: Medical and Social Choices. (See OTA Report No. 6, page 13.)

Issues in Reproductive Technology I: An Anthology. Edited by Helen B. Holmes. New York: Garland, 1992.

Kolata, Gina. The Baby Doctors: Probing the Limits of Fetal Medicine. New York: Delacorte Press, 1990.

Macklin, Ruth. Surrogates & Other Mothers: The Debates Over Assisted Reproduction. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1994.

McCullough, Laurence B. and Chervenak, Frank A. Ethics in Obstetrics and Gynecology: The Identification, Prevention and Management of Ethical Conflict and Crisis in Clinical Practice. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Overall, Christine. Ethics and Human Reproduction: A Feminist Analysis. Boston: Allen & Unwin, 1987.

Overall, Christine. Human Reproduction: Principles, Practices, Policies. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Reproductive Hazards in the Workplace. (See OTA Report No. 14, page 13.)

Reproductive Laws for the 1990's. Edited by Sherell Cohen and Nadine Taub. Clifton, NJ: Humana Press, 1989.

Rothman, Barbara Katz. Recreating Motherhood: Ideology and Technology in a Patriarchal Society. New York: Norton, 1990.

Sexuality and Medicine Volume 1: Conceptual Roots; Volume 2: Ethical Viewpoints in Transition. Edited by Earl E. Shelp. Boston: D. Reidel, 1987.

Surrogate Motherhood: Politics and Privacy. Edited by Larry O. Gostin. Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1990

Warnock, Mary; and United Kingdom. Department of Health and Social Security. Committee of Inquiry into Human Fertilisation and Embryology. A Question of Life: The Warnock Report on Human Fertilisation and Embryology. New York: Basil Blackwell, 1985.

What Price Parenthood?: Ethics and Assisted Reproduction. Edited by Courtney S. Campbell. Brookfield, VT: Dartmouth/Ashgate, 1992.

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Resource Allocation

Aaron, Henry J. Serious and Unstable Condition: Financing America's Health Care. Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, 1991.

American Medical Association. Health Access America: The AMA Proposal to Improve Access to Affordable, Quality Health Care. Chicago: AMA, 1990.

Blank, Robert H. Rationing Medicine. New York: Columbia University Press, 1988.

Califano, Joseph. America's Health Care Revolution: Who Lives? Who Dies? Who Pays? New York: Random House, 1986.

Callahan, Daniel. Setting Limits: Medical Goals in an Aging Society. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987.

Callahan, Daniel. What Kind of Life?: The Limits of Medical Technology. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1990.

Changing To National Health Care: Ethical and Policy Issues. Edited by Robert P. Huefner and Margaret P. Battin. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1992.

Churchill, Larry R. Rationing Health Care in America: Perceptions and Principles of Justice. Notre Dame, IN: Univ.of Notre Dame Press, 1987.

Daniels, Norman. Am I My Parents' Keeper?: An Essay on Justice Between the Young and the Old. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

Daniels, Norman. Just Health Care. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985.

Justice and Health Care. Edited by Earl E. Shelp. Boston: D. Reidel, 1981.

Kilner, John F. Who Lives? Who Dies?: Ethical Criteria in Patient Selection. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1990.

Losing a Million Minds (See OTA Report no.9, page 13.)

Mechanic, David. Painful Choices: Research and Essays on Health Care. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1989.

Menzel, Paul T. Strong Medicine: The Ethical Rationing of Health Care. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Securing Access to Health Care. (See President's Commission Report No.8, page 12.)

Veatch, Robert M. The Foundations of Justice: Why the Retarded and the Rest of Us Have Claims to Equality. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

With Justice for All?: The Ethics of Health Care Rationing. St. Louis, MO: Catholic Health Association of the United States, 1991.

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PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION REPORTS

Note: In 1978, an act of Congress established the U.S. President's Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research. Many of the reports that emanated from the Commission (which ceased in 1983) are considered landmark publications on bioethical issues. Below is a list of the Commission's publications. Return to Contents

U.S. OFFICE of TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT PUBLICATIONS

Note: The U.S. Congress Office of Technology Assessment was established to provide information and analysis to Congress on political, physical, economic and social effects of technological applications. It has published reports on a variety of topics, many of which pertain to bioethics. Below is a selected list of relevant reports. Highlighted documents can be ordered from the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature. Return to Contents

INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE REPORTS

Note: The Institute of Medicine in the United States has published a number of important studies on issues relating to bioethics. A selected list is included below. Most publications are available from the National Academy Press, Washington DC.
Access To Health Care in America. 1993. 229 p.
Adopting New Medical Technology. 1994. 224 p.
Aids and Behavior. 1994 July.
The AIDS Research Program of the National Institutes of Health. 1991. 142 p.
America's Health in Transition: Protecting and Improving Quality. 1994. 16 p.
Assessing Genetic Risks: Implications For Health and Social Policy. 1994. 338 p.
Assessing Health Care Reform. 1993. 76 p.
Clinical Practice Guidelines: Directions For A New Program. 1990. 160 p.
The Computer-based Patient Record: An Essential Technology For Health Care. 1991. 190 p.
Disability in America: Toward A National Agenda For Prevention. 1991. 362 p.
Employment and Health Benefits: A Connection At Risk. 1993. 360 p.
Extending Life, Enhancing Life: A National Research Agenda On Aging. 1991. 152 p.
Health Data in the Information Age: Use, Disclosure, and Privacy. 1994. 272 p.
Improving Access To Affordable Health Care: The Provider Perspective. 1991. 79 p.
Kidney Failure and the Federal Government. 1991. 426 p.
On Being A Scientist: Responsible Conduct in Research. with the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) [and] National Academy of Engineering (NAE). 1995. 2 vols.
Preventing Low Birthweight. 1985. 284 p.
Review of the Fialuridine (fiau) Clinical Trials. 1995. 269 p.
The Second Fifty Years: Promoting Health and Preventing Disability. 1990. 332 p.
Setting Priorities For Health Technologies Assessment: A Model Process. 1992. 146 p.
Society's Choices: Social and Ethical Decision Making in Biomedicine. 1994. 550 p.
Women and Health Research, Volume 1: The Ethical and Legal Issues of Including Women in Clinical Studies. 1994. 271 p.
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Basic Resources in Bioethics was first prepared for publication in 1991 by Mary Carrington Coutts, a former Reference Librarian at the NRCBL. It was updated by Ms. Coutts in July, 1995. Readers are encouraged to contact the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature to supplement this Scope Note with a current bibliography.

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