FYE 1050: Medical Ethics

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Search a Database Full of Journals. The topic of medical ethics crosses many fields from philosophy to science to law. Here are some good databases that let you search many journals at once:

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The topic of medical ethics crosses many fields from philosophy to science to law. Here are some good databases that let you search many journals at once:

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Keyword search: “medical ethics”
finds your keywords anywhere in the catalog description of the book (usually this search is the broadest as it will pick up even minor mentions of your topic). Put quotes around phrases for more accurate results. Combine keywords with AND to narrow your search. Combine keywords with OR to broaden your search.

Subject search: Animal Rights
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Keyword searches: “medical ethics”
look for your keywords anywhere in the catalog description of a book (usually this search is the broadest as it will pick up even minor mentions of your topic). Put quotes around phrases for more accurate results. Combine keywords with AND to narrow your search. Combine keywords with OR to broaden your search.

Subject searches: Animal Rights
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finds any book with that word in the title (a quick way to find out if your topic has been covered in books)\\\

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finds any book with that word in the title. (A quick but not foolproof way to find relevant books on your keyword/topic).\\\

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You can search for books in the library in a number of ways:

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You can search for books in a number of ways:

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Search the Library catalog to find books that you can check out and ebooks that you can download or read online. (See our FAQ for more info on using the ebook collection.)

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finds your keywords anywhere in the catalog description of the book (usually this search is the broadest as it will pick up even minor mentions of your topic). Put quotes around phrases for more accurate results.\\\

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Think about the ways you could describe your topic and try searching by those keywords in the library catalog.

Or click on the links below for books in the library on the following suggested topics:

Bioethics

Medical Ethics

Abortion

Assisted Suicide

Animal Rights (Animal Research Subjects)

Human Experimentation in Medicine (Human Research Subjects)

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Think about the ways you could describe your topic and try searching by those keywords in the library catalog. Use reference sources to come up with ideas.

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You can search for books in the library in a number of ways:

Keyword search: “medical ethics”
finds your keywords anywhere in the catalog description of the book (usually this search is the broadest as it will pick up even minor mentions of your topic). Put quotes around phrases for more accurate results.

Subject search: Animal Rights
finds any book on a certain subject BUT “subjects” are defined by the Library of Congress (so it’s Mythology, Greek not Greek Mythology)

Title search: Abortion
finds any book with that word in the title (a quick way to find out if your topic has been covered in books)

Think about the ways you could describe your topic and try searching by those keywords in the library catalog.\\\

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Reproductive Technology (Assisted Reproduction)

Stem Cells

Cloning

Euthanasia (Requests to Die, Mercy Killing)

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Biography in Context use this database for biographical background on people.

These print and online sources will give you background information on your topics and help you generate ideas for research.

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Use these reference sources to get the background info on your topic and to generate ideas for deeper research.

Online Credo Reference
Searches a wide range of encyclopedias, dictionaries and other sources.

Biography in Context
Articles and background on current and historical figures.

Reference Collection

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Becker, L.C. & Becker, C.B. (eds.)(2001) Encyclopedia of ethics. New York: Routledge.

Cohen, M. (2006). The essentials of philosophy & ethics. London: Hodder Arnold.

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Search Specific Journals. You can search the full text of these specific journals for articles on your topic. Use the Journal Locator to see if we have any other specific journal.

American Journal of Bioethics

Developing World Bioethics

Ethics & Medicine: A Christian Perspective on Issues in Bioethics

Journal of Ethics

Nursing Ethics

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context provides background information as well as articles on topics from a number of sources.

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‘Search Specific Journals
These links take you to searches of specific journals that cover medical ethics-related topics. Use the Journal Locator to look up the name of any journal you want to access.

American Journal of Bioethics

Developing World Bioethics

Ethics & Medicine: A Christian Perspective on Issues in Bioethics

Journal of Ethics

Nursing Ethics

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Or click on the links below for books in the library on the following topics:

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Or click on the links below for books in the library on the following suggested topics:

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Discrimination in Health Care

Health Services Accessibility (Access to Health Care)

Infanticide (Letting Impaired Newborns Die)

Brain Death (Coma)

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Involuntary Treatment (Involuntary Psychiatric Commitment)

Genetic Disorders (Genetic Disease)

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Animals and their legal rights. (1990). Washington (D.C.): Animal Welfare Institute. A collection of animal rights laws from 1641–1990. Ref. KF3841.L4 1990

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Bioethics thesaurus. (1990). Washington, DC: Georgetown University. Ref. QH332.B536 1990

Butler, J.D., & Walbert, D.F. (Eds.). (1992). Abortion, medicine, and the law. New York: Facts on File. A collection of articles by various authors on the abortion issue and divided into 3 categories: law, medicine, and ethics. Ref. KF9315.A93 1992

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Costa, M. (1991). Abortion : A reference handbook. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, Inc. Provides a chronological history of the abortion issue, descriptions of the procedure, biographical sketches of significant people, a directory of organizations and more. Ref. HQ767.5.U5 C67 1991

Does it run in the family?. (1997). New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press. A description of DNA testing and what genetic disorders can be uncovered through testing. Ref. RB155.6.T45 1997

Medline Plus Medical Dictionary Authoritative, easy to use medical dictionary from the National Library of Medicine. Scroll to the bottom of the page for links to info about health topics, drugs, and nutritional supplements.

Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia Medical encyclopedia from the National Institutes of health includes over 4,000 articles about diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries.

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Search a Database Full of Journals. The topic of medical ethics crosses many fields from philosophy to science to law. Here are some good databases that let you search many journals at once:

Philosopher’s Index
Academic Search Premier for scholarly journals

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Search a Database Full of Journals. The topic of medical ethics crosses many fields from philosophy to science to law. Here are some good databases that let you search many journals at once:

Academic Search Premier for scholarly journals
|Health Reference Center Academic
Philosopher’s Index look for articles with “linked full text”

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  • Citation of Sources
    This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
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  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoiding plagiarism in their writing.
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Bioethics

Medical Ethics

Abortion

Reproductive Technology (Assisted Reproduction)

Stem Cells

Cloning

Discrimination in Health Care

Health Services Accessibility (Access to Health Care)

Infanticide (Letting Impaired Newborns Die)

Brain Death (Coma)

Euthanasia (Requests to Die, Mercy Killing)

Assisted Suicide

Animal Rights (Animal Research Subjects)

Human Experimentation in Medicine (Human Research Subjects)

Involuntary Treatment (Involuntary Psychiatric Commitment)

Genetic Disorders (Genetic Disease)

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Bioethics

Medical Ethics

Abortion

Reproductive Technology (Assisted Reproduction)

Stem Cells

Cloning

Discrimination in Health Care

Health Services Accessibility (Access to Health Care)

Infanticide (Letting Impaired Newborns Die)

Brain Death (Coma)

Euthanasia (Requests to Die, Mercy Killing)

Assisted Suicide

Animal Rights (Animal Research Subjects)

Human Experimentation in Medicine (Human Research Subjects)

Involuntary Treatment (Involuntary Psychiatric Commitment)

Genetic Disorders (Genetic Disease)

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Developing World Bioethics

Ethics & Medicine: A Christian Perspective on Issues in Bioethics

Journal of Ethics

Nursing Ethics

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Developing World Bioethics

Ethics & Medicine: A Christian Perspective on Issues in Bioethics

Journal of Ethics

Nursing Ethics

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Philosopher’s Index
Academic Search Premier for scholarly journals

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Philosopher’s Index
Academic Search Premier for scholarly journals

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American Journal of Bioethics

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American Journal of Bioethics

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You can search the full text of these specific journals for articles on your topic. Use the Journal Locator to see if we have any other specific journal.

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Search Specific Journals. You can search the full text of these specific journals for articles on your topic. Use the Journal Locator to see if we have any other specific journal.

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Bioethics

Ethics

BioMedCentral Medical Ethics

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Journal of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine

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The topic of medical ethics crosses many fields from philosophy to science to law. Here are some good databases that let you search many journals at once:

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Search a Database Full of Journals. The topic of medical ethics crosses many fields from philosophy to science to law. Here are some good databases that let you search many journals at once:

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Nursing Ethics

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Nursing Ethics

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Online Journal of Health Ethics

Philosophy, Ethics, & Humanities in Medicine

Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law and Ethics

The topic of medical ethics crosses many fields,from philosophy and science to law. Here are some good databases that let you search many journals at once.

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The topic of medical ethics crosses many fields from philosophy to science to law. Here are some good databases that let you search many journals at once:

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Here are some suggested journals in the field of medical ethics to get you started. Use these links to search within each journal through our databases. Use the [http://www.dowling.edu/library/journaldb/jrnl.html | Journal Locator]] to see if we have any other specific journal.

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You can search the full text of these specific journals for articles on your topic. Use the Journal Locator to see if we have any other specific journal.

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The topic of medical ethics crosses many fields,from philosophy and science to law. Here are some good databases to get you started:

Philosopher’s Index
Academic Search Premier for scholarly journals

Health Reference Center Academic for health and medical articles

For more, see all Dowling databases listed by subject

Journals

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The topic of medical ethics crosses many fields,from philosophy and science to law. Here are some good databases that let you search many journals at once.

Philosopher’s Index
Academic Search Premier for scholarly journals

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Citing Your Resources

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - even if it’s unintentional. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.

  • Citation of Sources
    This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
    • NoodleBib demonstration
    • NoodleBib handout
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Citing Your Resources

Doing ethical research means citing sources. It is critical to credit writers for their work and their contributions to your research. To not do so is unethical and leads to plagiarism - even if it’s unintentional. Here are some sources to help you cite properly and to avoid the problem of plagiarism.

  • Citation of Sources
    This lists citation engines which help you create proper citations as well as providing information on different citation styles.
  • Tips on avoiding plagiarism
  • Turnitin
    Turnitin is a service that faculty and students use to detect and avoid plagiarism in their writing.
  • NoodleBib
    NoodleBib is an online resource that will help you format MLA and APA bibliographies, exporting them directly to your word processing program.
    • NoodleBib demonstration
    • NoodleBib handout
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Philosopher’s Index

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Lexis Nexis to search law reviews and legal aspects of ethics

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Bioethics

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Ref. KF3828.A934 2003

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