Human Medical Research

Human Medical Research

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Medical research involving human subjects has contributed to considerable advancements in our knowledge, and to medical benefits. At the same time the development of new technologies as well as further globalisation of medical research raises questions that require the attention of researchers from a range of disciplines. This book gathers the contributions of researchers from nine different countries, who analyse recent developments in medical research from ethical, historical, legal and socio-cultural perspectives. In addition to reflections on innovations in science such as genetic databases and the concept of a€œtargeted therapya€ the book also includes analyses regarding the ethico-legal regulation of new technologies such as human tissue banking or the handling of genetic information potentially relevant for participants in medical research. Country and culture-specific aspects that are relevant to human medical research from a global perspective also play a part. The value of multi- and interdisciplinary analysis that includes the perspectives of scholars from normative and empirical disciplines is a shared premise of each contribution.Rieke van der Graaf PhD is a researcher in medical ethics. She studied classics and theology at Leiden University. In 2010, she defended her thesis at Utrecht University on a#39;a#39;Ethical fundamentals in Human Subject Research. On equipoiseanbsp;...

Title:Human Medical Research
Author: Jan Schildmann, Verena Sandow, Oliver Rauprich, Jochen Vollmann
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-03-12

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.

Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA