There are many laws, policies, and concepts involved in bioethics and ethical decision-making. Below, I’ve compiled links to some helpful resources.

Research Ethics

The Belmont Report

The Nuremberg Code

The Declaration of Helsinki

The Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) International Ethical Guidelines for Biomedical Research Involving Human Subjects

The National Institutes of Health Guidelines for Research Involving Human Subjects (This includes links to FDA guidelines).

Clinical Ethics

The American Medical Association Code of Ethics. This link provides pdf downloads of the full code of ethical guidelines.

The Family Health Care Decisions Act: A Summary of Key Provisions by Robert N. Swidler