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The Ethical Dimensions of the Biological and Health Sciences

The Ethical Dimensions of the Biological and Health Sciences

2nd Edition

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Stanley Joel Reiser, Elizabeth Heitman, Bentley Glass, William Broad, Nicolas Wade, Ruth Ellen Bulger, Robert G. Petersdorf, John C. Bailar III, Sheila Jasanoff, Douglas L. Weed, Ward Pigman, Emmett B. Carmichael, Edward J. Huth, James L. Mills, ORI Newsletter, The National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, Paul S. Appelbaum, Loren H. Roth, Charles W. Lidz, Paul Benson, William Winslade, World Medical Association, A. M. Capron, Richard S. Cooper, Vincent L. Freeman, Arthur Caplan, American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, American Veterinary Medical Association Panel on Euthanasia, Duncan Neuhauser, Henry M. Jacskon Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Brain Tumor Research Center, Ernest L. Boyer, Roger James Bulger, Terry Ann Krulwich, Paul J. Friedman, US Congress Office of Technology Assessment, Eric G. Campbell, Karen Seashore, David Blumenthal, Paul Berg, David Baltimore, Sydney Brenner, Richard O. Roblin III, Maxine F. Singer, Julis H. Comroe, Jr., Robert D. Dripps
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  • Date Published: June 2002
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521008860

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  • This is the second edition of a highly successful and well-received textbook on the responsible conduct of biomedical and health science research. It is aimed at faculty and graduate students in health science and biomedical science programs. In addition, those on National Institute of Health research grants, administrators at universities, and academic health centers will find it a useful resource. The major changes include new chapters providing overviews of each topic, several new published articles added to the readings, revised case studies as well as further readings and web addresses.

    • The most systematic and user-friendly textbook for courses on the responsible conduct of biomedical and health science research
    • New overview articles
    • Fully updated readings, cases studies and guides to recommended reading
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    "Timely and comprehensive..." Journal of the American Medical Association

    "...the editors have selected high-quality essays, and the discussion questions that follow are uniformly insightful and provocative." Isis

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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: June 2002
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521008860
    • length: 388 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.62kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Introduction to the Study of Ethics in the Biological and Health Sciences:
    1. The ethics movement in the biological and health sciences: a new voyage of discovery
    Part II. The Roots of Honor and Integrity in Science:
    2. The roots of honor and integrity in science: historical themes in the practical ethics of research
    3. The ethical basis of science
    4. Self-deception and gullibility
    Part III. The Responsible Conduct of Research:
    5. The responsible conduct of biological and health research
    6. The pathogenesis of fraud in medical science
    7. Science, statistics, and deception
    8. Innovation and integrity in medical research
    9. Preventing scientific misconduct
    Part IV. The Ethics of Authorship and Publication:
    10. Ethical practices in the publication of research results
    11. An ethical code for scientists
    12. Irresponsible authorship and wasteful publication
    13. Reporting provocative results: can we publish 'hot' papers without getting burned? 14. ORI provides working definition of plagiarism
    Part V. Research with Human Beings:
    15. Research with human beings
    16. The Nuremberg code
    17. The Belmont report: ethical principles and guidelines for the protection of human subjects of research
    18. False hopes and best data: consent to research and the therapeutic misconception
    19. Declaration of Helsinki: ethical principles for medical research involving human subjects
    Part VI. Ethics in Epidemiologic Research:
    20. Ethical issues in epidemiologic research
    21. Protection of research subjects: do specific rules apply in epidemiology research?
    22. Limitations in the use of race in the study of disease causation
    Part VII. The Humane Care and Use of Animals in Research:
    23. The humane care and use of animals in research
    24. Beastly conduct: ethical issues in animal experimentation
    25. Recognition and alleviation of pain and distress in laboratory animals
    26. Report of the AVMA panel on euthanasia
    Part VIII. Management of and Access to Scientific Data:
    27. Ethical issues in data acquisitions, access, and management
    28. Sharing research data
    29. Retention of and access to research data
    30. Guidelines on research data and reports
    Part IX. The Work of the Academic Scientist:
    31. The work of the academic scientist
    32. Enlarging the perspective
    33. Obstacles to collegiality in the academic health center
    34. Integrity in the education researchers
    35. Administrative case rounds
    Part X. The Scientist and Industry:
    36. Conflicts of interest and conflicts of commitment
    37. Patenting life: summary, policy issues, and options for congressional action
    38. Looking a gift horse in the mouth: corporate gifts supporting life sciences research
    Part XI. The Scientist in Society:
    39. The scientist in society: interactions, expectations, and obligations
    40 Asilomar conference on recombinant DNA molecules: summary statement
    41. Scientific basis for the support of biomedical science
    42. Genetics and human malleability
    Part XII. Cases for Discussion:
    43. Using cases in the study of ethics.

  • Editors

    Ruth Ellen Bulger, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Maryland

    Elizabeth Heitman, University of Texas, Houston

    Stanley Joel Reiser, University of Texas, Houston

    Contributors

    Stanley Joel Reiser, Elizabeth Heitman, Bentley Glass, William Broad, Nicolas Wade, Ruth Ellen Bulger, Robert G. Petersdorf, John C. Bailar III, Sheila Jasanoff, Douglas L. Weed, Ward Pigman, Emmett B. Carmichael, Edward J. Huth, James L. Mills, ORI Newsletter, The National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, Paul S. Appelbaum, Loren H. Roth, Charles W. Lidz, Paul Benson, William Winslade, World Medical Association, A. M. Capron, Richard S. Cooper, Vincent L. Freeman, Arthur Caplan, American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, American Veterinary Medical Association Panel on Euthanasia, Duncan Neuhauser, Henry M. Jacskon Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Brain Tumor Research Center, Ernest L. Boyer, Roger James Bulger, Terry Ann Krulwich, Paul J. Friedman, US Congress Office of Technology Assessment, Eric G. Campbell, Karen Seashore, David Blumenthal, Paul Berg, David Baltimore, Sydney Brenner, Richard O. Roblin III, Maxine F. Singer, Julis H. Comroe, Jr., Robert D. Dripps

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