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JM2010 Contributed Paper: Evidence Based Bioethics – Available Tools and Resources for Librarians

Posted on February 2, 2010 by kcarlson | 1 Comment

By Debra Schneider, Librarian, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale, AZ.

Contributed Paper: Evidence-Based Bioethics – Available Resources and Tools for Librarians.  Linda Suk-Ling Murphy, Health Sciences Librarian; Brian R. Williams, Librarian, University of California-Irvine Libraries, Irvine, CA.

The definition of evidence-based bioethics remains subject to debate among bioethicists themselves. Hence, how would you respond to a request to lead a discussion on that topic to senior faculty, local physicians, ethicists, lawyers and other experts in the medical ethics field? Enthusiastically (and with extensive preparation) according to medical librarian, Linda Suk-Ling Murphy and law librarian, Brian Williams, who recently received this invitation from the Bioethics-Biolaw Discussion Group (BEBLDG).

Today’s presentation summarized the key definitions Linda and Brian used in the discussion with the BEBLDG regarding EBP and bioethics. Integral to their success was the use of a case scenario to effectively guide the BEBLDG through a lively but focused debate.

Brian and Linda also generously provided a number of resources for those of us who may face research questions about evidence-based bioethics:

Posted 2/2/10


One Response to “JM2010 Contributed Paper: Evidence Based Bioethics – Available Tools and Resources for Librarians”

  1. Andrea Lynch
    April 23rd, 2010 @ 3:11 pm

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