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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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Decision making by Research Ethics Committees (Part 2) – Risks to research participants

Leslie Gelling Posted on by Leslie Gelling in Ethics, informed consent, Research, Research ethics, Research ethics committee, respect for autonomy

In last week’s blog, the first of four in this series, I introduced the idea that decision making by Research Ethics Committees (RECs) is predominantly influenced by four considerations; the need for freely given informed consent, the risk to research … Continue reading

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Decision making by Research Ethics Committees (Part 1) – Freely given informed consent

Leslie Gelling Posted on by Leslie Gelling in Ethics, informed consent, Research, Research ethics, Research ethics committee

Much has been written about decision making by Research Ethics Committees (RECs) and factors that most influence how RECs reach an opinion on an application for research ethics approval. Decision making has been linked to focusing on the underpinning ethical … Continue reading

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