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Ethics Committees MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ethics Committees
Tree Number(s)
K01.752.566.479.147
N04.452.758.788.300
N05.350.268
N05.700.685.300
Unique ID
D017041
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017041
Scope Note
Committees established by professional societies, health facilities, or other institutions to consider decisions that have bioethical implications. The role of these committees may include consultation, education, mediation, and/or review of policies and practices. Committees that consider the ethical dimensions of patient care are ETHICS COMMITTEES, CLINICAL; committees established to protect the welfare of research subjects are ETHICS COMMITTEES, RESEARCH.
Entry Term(s)
Institutional Ethics Committees
Regional Ethics Committees
Previous Indexing
Ethics, Medical (1966-1991)
Professional Staff Committees (1975-1991)
See Also
Advisory Committees
Animal Care Committees
Ethical Review
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/07/26
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Ethics Committees Preferred
Regional Ethics Committees Narrower
Institutional Ethics Committees Narrower
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