Researchers` Duty to Warn

TitleResearchers` Duty to Warn
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsSchrag, B
PublisherAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics
AbstractThe PI of an HIV/AIDS research project finds out that one of the positive participants is having unprotected sex with her unknowing boyfriend. He is faced with the dilemma of what to do since the interviews are supposed to be confidential, but he feels he has a moral, and perhaps a legal, responsibility to inform the boyfriend.
NotesUsed with permission of Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. Case drawn from Research Ethics: Cases and Commentaries, Volume Three, Brian Schrag, Ed., February 1999.
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