Bioethics, public health, and firearm-related violence: missing links between bioethics and public health

J Law Med Ethics. 1997 Spring;25(1):42-8, 3. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-720x.1997.tb01395.x.


Examines assumptions underlying current themes in U.S. bioethics, and criticizes bioethicists for their failure to focus on public health, preventive medicine, and social medicine.

MeSH terms

  • Bioethical Issues
  • Bioethics*
  • Ethicists
  • Firearms / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Freedom
  • Humans
  • Personal Autonomy
  • Public Health*
  • United States
  • Violence / prevention & control*