Chapter 30. Experimentation on Human Subjects

  1. R. G. Frey and
  2. Christopher Heath Wellman
  1. Patrick Boleyn-Fitzgerald

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch30

A Companion to Applied Ethics

A Companion to Applied Ethics

How to Cite

Boleyn-Fitzgerald, P. (2005) Experimentation on Human Subjects, in A Companion to Applied Ethics (eds R. G. Frey and C. Heath Wellman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch30

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557865946

Online ISBN: 9780470996621

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Keywords:

  • human experimentation in medicine;
  • scandalous medical researches;
  • research ethics;
  • institutional review boards (IRBS);
  • principle of beneficence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Scandalous Research in the Twentieth Century

  • Basic Principles of Research Ethics

  • Respect for Persons

  • Beneficence

  • Justice

  • Conclusion