The ethics of medical research on humans /

This book examines the three main approaches to moral decision-making and looks at the problematic boundaries where best practice ends and experimentation begins. It provides a thorough, non-partisan grounding in what the ethical principles are and how they can be applied. It will be essential readi...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Foster-Gilbert, Claire, 1964-
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • An introduction to the ethical issues
  • Goal-based morality: Scientific rigour in research
  • Duty-based morality: acting in the research subjects' best interests
  • Right-based morality: respecting the autonomy of research participants
  • From principles to practice
  • Case studies of goal-based issues
  • Case studies of duty-based issues
  • Case studies of right-based issues
  • A framework for ethical review: researchers, research ethics committees, and moral responsibility.