Ethics in Disaster Medicine and Public Health

Codes of Professional Conduct and Ethical Standards


Information by Topic Area

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  • Disaster Lit®: links to disaster medicine and public health documents for a professional audience, available on the internet at no cost. Includes expert guidelines, research reports, conference proceedings, training classes, fact sheets, websites, databases, and more.
  • PubMed: more than 28 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. May include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

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Ethical Considerations for Pandemic Influenza and Other Infectious Diseases

Crisis or Altered Standards of Care

Allocation of Scarce Resources and Triage

Key Bioethics Organizations