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The ethics of medical testing

Author: Tamara Thompson
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Greenhaven Press/Gale, Cengage Learning, 2011.
Series: At issue., Health.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English
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"The Ethics of Medical Testing: Modern Medical Testing Is Shaped by a Troubled Legacy; Strict Guidelines Ensure Safe and Ethical Medical testing on Humans; Medical Testing on Humans Can Be Dangerous and Corrupt; Review Boards Are Inadequate to Ensure Ethical Medical Testing; Medical Testing on Prisoners Is Unethical and Should Be Outlawed; Medical Testing on Prisoners Can Be Done Ethically; Medical Testing on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tamara Thompson
ISBN: 9780737759020 073775902X 9780737759037 0737759038
OCLC Number: 707965588
Description: 134 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Modern medical testing is shaped by a troubled legacy / Associated Press --
Strict guidelines ensure safe and ethical medical testing on humans / Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America --
Medical testing on humans can be dangerous and corrupt / Paul Tosto and Jeremy Olson --
Review boards are inadequate to ensure ethical medical testing / Mary Beckman --
Medical testing on prisoners Is unethical and should be outlawed / Silja J.A. Talvi --
Medical testing on prisoners can be done ethically / Institute of Medicine --
Medical testing on children involves unique ethical considerations / Donna sylvester and Tonia Morrison --
Special rules can provide safeguards for vulnerable test populations / David Wendler and Christine Grady --
Using animals for medical testing is unethical and unnecessary / People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) --
Using animals for medical testing is both ethical and essential / Foundation for Biomedical Research --
Genetic testing necessitates new ethical considerations / North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research --
Medical testing In developing countries is conducted ethically / Todd D. Clark --
Ethicists disagree about medical testing without consent during crises / Rob Stein.
Series Title: At issue., Health.
Responsibility: Tamara Thompson, editor.

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"The Ethics of Medical Testing: Modern Medical Testing Is Shaped by a Troubled Legacy; Strict Guidelines Ensure Safe and Ethical Medical testing on Humans; Medical Testing on Humans Can Be Dangerous and Corrupt; Review Boards Are Inadequate to Ensure Ethical Medical Testing; Medical Testing on Prisoners Is Unethical and Should Be Outlawed; Medical Testing on Prisoners Can Be Done Ethically; Medical Testing on Children Involves Unique Considerations; Special Rules Help Ensure Medical Testing in Vulnerable Populations Remains Ethical; Using Animals for Medical Testing Is Unethical and Unnecessary; Using Animals for Medical Testing Is Both Ethical and Essential; Genetic Testing Ushers in a New Era of Ethical Considerations; Prenatal Genetic Testing Creates Ethical Dilemmas for Parents; International Standards for Medical Testing Are Essential to Prevent Ethical Abuses; Medical Testing In Developing Countries Is Conducted Ethically; Ethicists Disagree About Medical Testing Without Consent During Crises"--
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