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The Ethical Challenges of Human Research: Selected Essays

Franklin G. Miller


This book contains twenty-two chapters on research ethics written over a fifteen-year period. The book is arranged into four parts. Part One addresses a general ethical perspective on the protection of human subjects in clinical research, including paternalism in research regulation and acceptable limits to research risks. The chapters in Part Two examine ethical issues in study design. It includes ethical analyses of controversial types of medical experimentation studies that provoke psychiatric symptoms, induce infections, provide patients with placebos that withhold proven effective treatme ... More

Keywords: human subjects, research ethics, clinical research, consent, paternalism, medical experimentation, clinical trials, fair transaction model, therapeutic orientation

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199896202
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896202.001.0001


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Franklin G. Miller, author

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