The ‘Standard of Care’ Debate and Global Justice in Research

TitleThe ‘Standard of Care’ Debate and Global Justice in Research
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsLignou, S
JournalResearch Ethics
Date Published2011
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsANTI-globalization , Clinical , GLOBAL , Human , Medical , standard
AbstractIn this essay the ethical issues related to the ‘standard of care’ are discussed together with the implications for the treatment of the control group in transnational clinical trials. It is argued that the human right to health and the duty of justice formulate the moral basis on which this case should be debated. 
NotesLignou, Sapfo 1; Affiliation: 1: University College London; Source Info: Mar2011, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p5; Subject Term: CLINICAL trials; Subject Term: HUMAN rights; Subject Term: ANTI-globalization movement; Subject Term: MEDICAL research; Subject Term: MEDICAL experimentation on humans; Author-Supplied Keyword: Clinical trials; Author-Supplied Keyword: global justice; Author-Supplied Keyword: standard of care; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541712 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology); Number of Pages: 8p; Document Type: Article