Ethical Issues in International Biomedical Research

Ethical Issues in International Biomedical Research : A Casebook

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Ethical Issues in International Biomedical Research is the definitive book on the ethics of research involving human subjects in developing countries. Using 21 actual case studies, it covers the most controversial topics, including the ethics of placebo research in Africa, what benefits should be provided to the community after completion of a research trial, how to address conflicts between IRBs in developed and developing countries, and undue inducement of poor people in developing countries. Each case is accompanied by two expert commentaries, written by many of the worlds leading experts in bioethics as well as new voices with research experience in developing countries. No other volume has this scope.show more

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  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 157.5 x 236.2 x 27.9mm | 657.72g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195179226
  • 9780195179224

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This is a well-written book and a must-read for anyone trying to understand the concerns associated with international biomedical research. The cases address research in many parts of the world on different disorders and conditions. The commentaries give readers a better appreciation of the breadth and depth of the relevant ethical issues. * Doody's Notes *show more

Table of contents

FOREWORD ; INTRODUCTION ; SECTION I: COLLABORATIVE PARTNERSHIP ; SECTION II: SCIENTIFIC VALIDITY ; SECTION III: SCIENTIFIC VALIDITY ; SECTION IV: FAIR SUBJECT AND COMMUNITY SELECTION ; SECTION V: FAVOURABLE RISK/BENEFIT ASSESSMENT ; SECTION VI: INDEPENDENT REVIEW ; SECTION VII: INFORMED CONSENT ; SECTION VIII: RESPECT FOR ENROLLED SUBJECTS AND THEIR COMMUNITIESshow more

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