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Online ISSN: 1467-8519
Associated Title(s): Developing World Bioethics
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‘Complementary & Alternative Medicine’ (CAM):
Ethical and Policy Issues
Bioethics Special Issue Publication February 2016
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 12TH JANUARY 2015
Guest Editors: Kevin R Smith, David Colquhoun, Edzard Ernst, Wallace Sampson
The Editors of Bioethics are pleased to announce a special issue in 2016 on the ethical and policy issues associated with ‘complementary & alternative medicine’ (CAM). We invite submissions on all aspects of this topic. Read More
‘Evaluation of Clinical Ethics Support Services: Theory, methodology & results’
Bioethics Special Issue Publication January 2017
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 16TH MARCH 2015
Guest Editors: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, A-M.Slowther@warwick.ac.uk
The Editors of Bioethics are pleased to announce a thematic issue of Bioethics on the evaluation of CESS. Clinical ethics support services (CESS) for health care institutions are services that aim to help health care professionals (including management), patients and their families, deal with moral questions or dilemmas in health care. Read More
The Social Value of Research: Conflicts between science, society, and individuals
Bioethics Special Issue Publication February 2017
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSIONS: 20th April 2015
The Editors of Bioethics are pleased to announce a special issue in 2016 on the social value of research. Social value is widely accepted, but rarely questioned as a benchmark of ethical research. International and national research ethics guidelines and regulations presume that the value of research to society is critically important for selecting study populations, justifying risk imposition, and determining the acceptable level of net risk. Yet, there is a limited amount of scholarship exploring what the “social value requirement” entails or what its normative status should be in research ethics. Read More
Living to the Bitter End? A Personalist Approach to Euthanasia in Persons with Severe Dementia
Chris Gastmans, Jan De Lepeleire
Human Reproductive Cloning: A Conflict of Liberties
Joyce C. Havstad
The Moral Obligation to Create Children with The Best Chance Of The Best Life
Julian Savulescu, Guy Kahane
Profits and Plagiarism: The Case of Medical Ghostwriting
Tobenna D. Anekwe
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Bioethics Virtual Issues
We are pleased to announce the compilation of virtual issues on Best Practice in Conceptual Bioethics and The Role of Philosophy and Philosophers in Bioethics guest-edited by Matty Häyry and Tuija Takala.
A brief introduction to these issues by Udo Schuklenk can also be found on the Philosopher's Eye blog.
In 2011 Bioethics celebrated the publication of its 25th Volume with a Special Anniversary Issue (25:2). The special issue reviews how the nature of publishing bioethics and Bioethics, and the nature of the field, have evolved over the last quarter of a century.
Other Recent Special Issues:
Volume 28, Issue 2
Islamic Bioethics: Text and Context
Volume 28, Issue 1
Let Conscience Be Their Guide? Conscientious Refusals in Health Care
Volume 27, Issue 8
Synthetic Biology for Human Health: Ethical and Policy Issues
Volume 27, Issue 6
International Association of Bioethics 11th World Congress
Volume 26, Issue 7
The Role of Solidarity in Bioethics
Volume 25, Issue Supplement S1
End-of-Life Decision-Making in Canada - The Report by the Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel
Volume 25, Issue 8
International Association of Bioethics 10th World Congress
Volume 25, Issue 7
Clinical Ethics Support Services: Theory, method and practise
Volume 25, Issue 2
25th Anniversary Issue
Volume 25, Issue 1
End-of-Life Decision-Making in Canada
Volume 24, Issue 7
International Perspectives on the Baby Trade
Developing World Bioethics
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Developing World Bioethics provides long needed case studies, teaching materials, news in brief, and legal backgrounds to bioethics scholars and students in developing and developed countries alike.
Read 2010 Highlights from Developing World Bioethics for free:
Conscientious Objection in Developing Countries
Ethical Problems in Conducting Research in Acute Epidemics: The Pfizer Meningitis Study in Nigeria as an Illustration
Emmanuel R. Ezeome, Christian Simon
Global Health Ethics for Students
Andrew D. Pinto, Ross E.G. Upshur
Fair Trade International Surrogacy
New to Bioethics!
In 2011, the Royal Society’s committee on end-of-life decision-making in Canada has published a free report in Bioethics on end-of-life decision-making. The committee spent two years studying this issue, and the experience of other countries which have decriminalized assisted suicide.
Read this report for free here.