Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Bioethics (GVRL)
Gale Virtual Reference Library

A six-volume encyclopedia covering topics on the ethics of health professions, animal research, population control and the environment.  Helps researchers to consider the impact of new scientific knowledge and its potential to harm or benefit present and future generations. 

Long the standard reference on bioethics for teachers, students, and those in related fields of health care, philosophy, environmentalism, law, and religious studies, this fourth edition offers hundreds of revisions or addenda to entries from previous editions as well as over 100 new or rewritten entries on topics such as key cases in bioethics, the human biome, genetically modified foods, emergency preparedness and response, social justice, sustainability, chemical warfare and torture, among many others.  Explains events as well as legislation changes of the past decade.  Newly expanded to include views of nations and cultures other than the United States on such issues as abortion, medical triage, social responsibility, access to health care, stem cell research, etc.

4th edition of 2014.
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