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Medical LawText, Cases, and Materials

Medical Law: Text, Cases, and Materials (5th edn)

Emily Jackson
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date: 09 August 2022

p. 50610. Clinical Researchlocked

p. 50610. Clinical Researchlocked

  • Emily JacksonEmily JacksonProfessor of Law, London School of Economics

Abstract

All books in this flagship series contain carefully selected substantial extracts from key cases, legislation, and academic debate, providing students with a stand-alone resource. This chapter first summarizes the rules governing experiments on animals and explains the meaning of ‘research’. It then examines: international ethical codes and the UK’s regulatory system; the role of ethics committees in authorizing and monitoring research; whether the benefits and burdens of research participation are evenly distributed; conflicts of interests and publication ethics; and compensation for injuries sustained as a result of participation in research.

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