"KEYWORDS OF SPECIAL INTEREST TO ISLAMIC MEDICAL AND SCIENTIFIC "
KEYWORDS OF SPECIAL INTEREST TO ISLAMIC MEDICAL AND SCIENTIFIC ETHICS (IMSE) DATABASE SEARCHERS ABRIDGED LIST April 28, 2011 Tips 1. Search Keywords with a preceding asterisk (e.g., *Arabs) to retrieve the term as a primary topic of discussion. 2. Search the term with a preceding plus sign (e.g., +Arabs) to retrieve it as either a primary or a secondary topic of discussion. 3. Search phrases in quotation marks (e.g., “+Arab world”). 4. Expand retrieval of a term as a primary topic of discussion by searching it preceded by an asterisk or as a title word (e.g., *Arabs or Arabs [ti]). Keyword Descriptors from the Bioethics Thesaurus ARAB WORLD ISLAMIC ETHICS MUSLIM RELIGIOUS SCHOLARS ARABS ISLAMIC LEGAL MAXIMS MUSLIM WORLD FATWAS ISLAMIC MEDICINE MUSLIMS FIQH ISLAMIC ORGANIZATIONS PRE-MODERN MUSLIM HAJJ ISLAMIC RITUALS RELIGIOUS SCHOLARS HALAL ISLAMIC SLAUGHTER SCHOOLS OF ISLAMIC LAW HARAM KORAN SHARIA IJTIHAD MODERN MUSLIM RELIGIOUS SUNNA ISLAMIC COUNCILS SCHOLARS See pages 2-3 for full information about each of the above Keyword Descriptors. Examples of Keyword Identifiers (KWIs) Used for Indexing IMSE Documents (non-geographic) ADAB AL-TABIB ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY (KARACHI) MEDICAL ETHICS AND HISTORY OF MEDICINE AMERICAN MUSLIM COUNCIL RESEARCH CENTER (TEHRAN UNIVERSITY OF AMMAN DECLARATION ON HEALTH PROMOTION MEDICAL SCIENCES) BEDOUINS MIDDLE EAST SOCIETY FOR ORGAN GULF COOPERATIVE COUNCIL (NOTE: INCLUDES TRANSPLANTATION BAHRAIN; KUWAIT; OMAN; QATAR; SAUDI MUSLIM LAW COUNCIL (GREAT BRITAIN) ARABIA; UNITED ARAB EMIRATES; YEMEN) MUSLIM WORLD LEAGUE IRANIAN INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL ETHICS NATIONAL BIOETHICS COMMITTEE (PAKISTAN) IRANIAN SOCIETY OF ETHICS IN SCIENCE AND NATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH TECHNOLOGY (IRAN) ISLAMIC CHARTER OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH ETHICS ORGANIZATION OF THE ISLAMIC CONFERENCE ISLAMIC CODE OF MEDICAL ETHICS PAKISTAN MEDICAL AND DENTAL COUNCIL ISLAMIC EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL REGIONAL COMMITTEE OF ETHICS FOR MEDICAL ORGANIZATION RESEARCH (IRAN) ISLAMIC FIQH ACADEMY REGULATION ON PATIENT RIGHTS 1998 (TURKEY) ISLAMIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION OF NORTH SHIITES AMERICA SUFIS ISLAMIC ORGANIZATION OF MEDICAL SCIENCES SUNNI Examples of Keyword Identifiers (KWIs) Used for Indexing IMSE Documents (geographics, including historic geographic locations) BAHRAIN LEBANON NORTHERN AFRICA SENEGAL EGYPT MALAYSIA OMAN TANZANIA INDONESIA MALI OTTOMAN EMPIRE TUNISIA IRAN MEDITERRANEAN PAKISTAN TURKEY JORDAN REGION PERSIA UNITED ARAB KASHMIR MIDDLE EAST QATAR EMIRATES KUWAIT MOROCCO SAUDI ARABIA YEMEN IMSE-Related Keyword Descriptors (KWDs) in the 2011 Bioethics Thesaurus LT ARAB WORLD SN Independent reasoning by Muslim religious DT 2010 scholars in interpreting Islamic religious law SN Arabic-speaking countries stretching from the (sharia) Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Arabian Sea in BT Sharia the east, and from the Mediterranean Sea in the NT Fatwas north to the Horn of Africa and the Indian Ocean RT Fiqh+ in the southeast (Wikipedia, accessed 1/21/10) BT Non-Western world LT ISLAMIC COUNCILS RT Arabs DT 2010 Muslim world SN Assemblies that study issues pertaining to Islamic faith, law, ethics, or theology LT ARABS RT Islamic organizations DT 2009 BT Ethnic groups LT ISLAMIC ETHICS RT Arab world DT 1974 Muslims SN The moral teachings of Islam, a monotheistic religion promulgated by the Prophet LT FATWAS Mohammed with Allah as the deity (based on DT 2010 MeSH) SN Rulings issued by recognized Islamic scholars on NT Koran matters of Islamic law (sharia) Sharia+ UF Fatawa Sunna BT Ijtihad RT Sharia+ LT ISLAMIC LEGAL MAXIMS DT 2011 LT FIQH SN General principles on which most schools of DT 2011 Islamic law have agreed SN Interpretation of Islamic religious law (sharia) by BT Fiqh Muslim religious scholars UF Figh LT ISLAMIC MEDICINE Islamic jurisprudence DT 2010 BT Sharia SN A particular approach to the practice of NT Islamic legal maxims medicine inspired by Islamic norms and values Islamic rituals+ BT Traditional medicine Schools of Islamic law RT Ijtihad+ LT ISLAMIC ORGANIZATIONS Halal DT 2011 Haram BT Organizations RT Islamic councils LT HAJJ DT 2011 LT ISLAMIC RITUALS SN A ritual journey made by Muslims to the holy DT 2011 sites in Mecca SN Religious duties prescribed by Islamic scripture UF Muslim religious pilgrimages (the Koran and the sunna) BT Islamic rituals UF Islamic ritual impurity Travel BT Fiqh NT Fasting LT HALAL Hajj DT 2011 Islamic slaughter SN Permitted under Islamic sharia law Prayer BT Sharia RT Haram LT ISLAMIC SLAUGHTER Islamic slaughter DT 2010 SN A method of slaughtering animals that is LT HARAM compatible with the rules of sharia DT 2011 UF Halal slaughter SN Prohibited under Islamic sharia law BT Islamic rituals BT Religiously prohibited materials RT Halal Sharia RT Halal LT KORAN DT 2010 LT IJTIHAD SN The sacred scripture of Islam DT 2010 UF Qur'an 2 Quran DT 2010 BT Islamic ethics SN Pre-18th century Muslim religious scholars RT Sunna BT Muslim religious scholars LT MODERN MUSLIM RELIGIOUS SCHOLARS LT SCHOOLS OF ISLAMIC LAW DT 2010 DT 2011 SN Muslim religious scholars from 1800 to the SN Schools of legal thought founded by present authoritative Muslim religious scholars BT Muslim religious scholars UF Hanafi Hanbali LT MUSLIM RELIGIOUS SCHOLARS Jafari DT 2010 Madhhab SN Experts who are qualified to issue authoritative Maliki views pertaining to Islamic faith, law, ethics, or Zaydi theology BT Fiqh UF Muslim jurists Ulama LT SHARIA NT Modern Muslim religious scholars DT 2010 Pre-modern Muslim religious scholars SN Islamic religious law; the code of law derived RT Muslims from the Koran and from the teachings of Mohammed (based on The Free Online LT MUSLIM WORLD Dictionary, accessed 2/2/10) DT 2010 UF Islamic religious law SN In a cultural sense, the worldwide community of Shariah Muslims; historically, Muslim majority countries BT Islamic ethics or countries in which Islam dominates politically NT Fiqh+ (Wikipedia, accessed 1/21/10) Halal UF Islamic world Haram Ummah Ijtihad+ BT Non-Western world RT Fatwas RT Arab world Muslims LT SUNNA LT MUSLIMS DT 2011 DT 2010 SN The way of life prescribed as normative for SN Believers in or adherents of the Islamic religion Muslims on the basis of the teachings and UF Moslems practices of the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad, BT Population groups and his interpretations of the Koran (based on RT Arabs worldnetweb.princeton.edu/per/webwn, Islamic ethics accessed 12/3/10) Muslim religious scholars+ UF Hadith Muslim world Sunnah BT Islamic ethics LT PRE-MODERN MUSLIM RELIGIOUS SCHOLARS RT Koran The development and maintenance of the Islamic Medical and Scientific (IMSE) Database is a cooperative project of the Bioethics Research Library (Washington, DC) and the School of Foreign Service-Qatar Library (Doha), both libraries of Georgetown University. http://bioethics.georgetown.edu/collections/islamic/index.html 3