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Descriptor English: Bioethics
Descriptor Spanish: Bioética
Descriptor Portuguese: Bioética
Descriptor French: Bioéthique
Entry term(s): Biomedical Ethics
Ethics, Biomedical
Ethics, Health Care
Health Care Ethics
Tree number(s): K01.752.566.479.045
N05.350.200
SH1.010.040.030.020
SP9.010
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001675
Scope note: A branch of applied ethics that studies the value implications of practices and developments in life sciences, medicine, and health care.
Annotation: specialty; for issues in bioethics use BIOETHICAL ISSUES or its specifics; ETHICISTS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: ED education
HI history
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Ethics, Medical (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
Related: Ethicists MeSH
Ethics, Medical MeSH
DeCS ID: 1698
Unique ID: D001675
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/22
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Bioethics - Preferred
Concept UI M0002514
Scope note A branch of applied ethics that studies the value implications of practices and developments in life sciences, medicine, and health care.
Preferred term Bioethics
Health Care Ethics - Narrower
Concept UI M0412696
Preferred term Health Care Ethics
Entry term(s) Ethics, Health Care
Biomedical Ethics - Narrower
Concept UI M0412695
Preferred term Biomedical Ethics
Entry term(s) Ethics, Biomedical



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