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Moral Aspects of Research

R. S. Downie and K. C. Calman

in Healthy Respect

Second edition

Published in print May 1994 | ISBN: 9780192624086
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723728 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624086.003.0019
Moral Aspects of Research

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Research and audit must be distinguished. Some research involves animal experimentation which is controversial. Research often involves clinical trials, and various forms of trial must be distinguished. Consent must be given by human subjects involved in research. This chapter discusses the role of ethical committees, and the pressure to publish in order to progress in the profession.

Keywords: medical research; audit; animal experimentation; consent; research ethics committees

Chapter.  5577 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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