Biomedical Research, Issue 15

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Council of Europe Pub., 2004 - Business & Economics - 205 pages
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This publication, the fifth in the Ethical Eye series, contains contributions from a multidisciplinary group of authors from different countries in Europe which examine a range of ethical issues arising from the use of biomedical research. Topics discussed include: the problems of obtaining consent, standards for the selection and recruitment of participants for research, the use of placebos, clinical trials of new medicines or experimental treatments for cancer sufferers, industry-sponsored clinical trials, the internationalisation of medical research, and gender aspects. The publication looks at various international and European standards governing this field including the Helsinki Declaration of the World Medical Association, EU DIrective 2001/20 on pharmaceutical research, and the Council of Europe's Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine.

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List of contributors
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History and definitions
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ETHICAL DILEMMAS IN RESEARCH
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Copyright

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