ALBERT R. JONSEN, Ph.D.; CHRISTINE CASSEL, M.D.; BERNARD LO, M.D.; HENRY S. PERKINS, M.D.
This bibliography is designed to introduce the internist and others in clinical medicine to the rapidly expanding literature in medical ethics. This field is important but controversial. Some believe there are no answers, or so many answers, to any ethical problem that might arise in medical practice that it is impossible or futile to present "ethical" information. Despite many unresolved problems, however, the extensive literature in medical ethics reveals substantial agreement about some questions. This bibliography emphasizes the literature that reports areas of agreement rather than debate. Nevertheless, since ethical decisions, like most clinical decisions, are very personal and strongly
ALBERT R. JONSEN, CHRISTINE CASSEL, BERNARD LO, HENRY S. PERKINS. The Ethics of Medicine: An Annotated Bibliography of Recent Literature. Ann Intern Med. 1980;92:136–141. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-1-136
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(1):136-141.
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