Research involving the vulnerable sick.

TitleResearch involving the vulnerable sick.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsWeijer, C
JournalAccountability in Research
Volume7
Issue1
Pagination21-36
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number0898-9621
Accession Number11657560
KeywordsAltruism , Autoexperimentation , Beneficence , CHILD , Chronic , Chronic Disease , Dementia , Disclosure , Emergency , Emergency Medical Services , Federal , Federal Government , Formal , Government , Government Regulation , Human , Human Experimentation , Humans , Informed , Informed Consent , Institutionalization , Mental , Mental Competency , Mentally , Mentally Disabled Persons , Mentally Ill Persons , Neoplasms , Nontherapeutic , Nontherapeutic Human Experimentation , patient , Patient Selection , Patients , persons , Pharmaceutical , Pharmaceutical Preparations , Placebos , research , Research Design , Research Subjects , RISK , RISK assessment , SOCIAL , Social Control, Formal , Social Justice , Terminally , Terminally Ill , Therapeutic , Therapeutic Human Experimentation , United , United States , Vulnerable , Vulnerable Populations
AbstractDiscusses challenges associated with research involving the vulnerable sick, including deciding who among the ill count as vulnerable, and the need to include protections, including enrolling subjects in a study only with a strong justification, ensuring that consent is free and comprehending, and setting limits on the risk to which they may be asked to endure.
URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Citation&list_uids=11657560
DOI10.1080/08989629908573940
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