The HBOC Study – commentary

TitleThe HBOC Study – commentary
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsTesta, G
JournalResearch Ethics
Date Published2012
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsARMED , Clinical , Medical , OXYGEN , research , United , WOUNDS
AbstractThe author reflects on the subordinate positions of soldiers and acceptance of a risk of injury or death in a combat. He focuses on the risks of injury and death in biomedical research carried out for the U.S. Armed Forces. He also comments on the risks of research involvement, and discusses the hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers (HBOC) trials and trauma accidents.
NotesTesta, Georgia 1; Affiliation: 1: University of Leeds, UK; Source Info: Dec2012, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p218; Subject Term: ARMED Forces -- Non-commissioned officers; Subject Term: WOUNDS & injuries; Subject Term: MEDICAL research; Subject Term: ARMED Forces; Subject Term: CLINICAL trials; Subject Term: OXYGEN carriers; Subject Term: RESEARCH; Subject Term: UNITED States; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541712 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology); NAICS/Industry Codes: 928110 National Security; Number of Pages: 3p; Document Type: Opinion