Resources for Ethics

Here is a brief list of the resources our libraries stock to support the ethical practice of evidence-based medicine. Explore the full range via our website:

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Winner of the 2018 BMA book awards in Primary Healthcare

Handbook of primary care ethics

Understanding ethics for nursing students    Teaching medicine and medical ethics using popular culture    Medical law and ethics    Medical ethics, law and communication at a glance

Mason and McCall Smith's law and medical ethics    100 cases in clinical ethics and law    A practical introduction to mental health ethics    Ethical judgments _ re-writing medical law




Ethics and Medicine    Nursing ethics    Clinical ethics    Journal of Medical Ethics



Evidence searches carried out on Ethics

Ethics and management of FGM (female genital mutilation)

Resuscitation decisions and legal decisions in fracture surgery

Ethics in physiotherapy

Ethical issues for social workers

Policy and standards re sharing clinic letters with psychiatric patients

Commissioning and provision of services and care practice quality


Web resources

UpToDate results on Ethics

UpToDate is available via the BSUH Trust Intranet (no login), on the internet (OpenAthens login) and as UpToDate Anywhere mobile app (free on 2 devices for registered users, BSUH only; register first via BSUH Intranet).