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What can the history of research ethics teach us?

Leslie Gelling Posted on by Leslie Gelling in Alder Hey Organs Scandal, Declaration of Helsinki, Ethics, Henrietta Lacks, Henry Beecher, History of research ethics, Maurice Pappworth, Milgram Experiment, Nuremberg Code, Research, Research ethics, Research ethics committee, Tuskegee Syphilis Study

In order to maintain acceptable standards of ethical practice, all professional disciplines have developed and published guidelines or codes for their practitioners. For example, nurses are guided by the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s ‘The Code’ and doctors are guided by … Continue reading

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