Skip to main content
    • Aa
    • Aa
  • Get access
    Check if you have access via personal or institutional login
  • Cited by 8
  • Cited by
    This article has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

    Navab, Anahita Koegel, Robert Dowdy, Erin and Vernon, Ty 2016. Ethical Considerations in the Application of the Scientist–Practitioner Model for Psychologists Conducting Intervention Research. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, Vol. 46, Issue. 2, p. 79.

    Smallridge, Robert C. Ain, Kenneth B. Asa, Sylvia L. Bible, Keith C. Brierley, James D. Burman, Kenneth D. Kebebew, Electron Lee, Nancy Y. Nikiforov, Yuri E. Rosenthal, M. Sara Shah, Manisha H. Shaha, Ashok R. and Tuttle for the American Thyroid Ass, R. Michael 2012. American Thyroid Association Guidelines for Management of Patients with Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer. Thyroid, Vol. 22, Issue. 11, p. 1104.

    Fine, Perry G 2003. Maximizing Benefits and Minimizing Risks in Palliative Care Research That Involves Patients Near the End of Life. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, Vol. 25, Issue. 4, p. S53.

    Williams, Michael A. and Haywood, Carlton 2003. Critical care research on patients with advance directives or do-not-resuscitate status: Ethical challenges for clinician-investigators. Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 31, Issue. Supplement, p. S167.

    Fleck, Leonard M and Hayes, Oliver W 2002. Ethics and consent to treat issues in acute stroke therapy. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, Vol. 20, Issue. 3, p. 703.

    Levinsky, Norman G. 2002. Nonfinancial Conflicts of Interest in Research. New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 347, Issue. 10, p. 759.

    McQuillen, Michael P. 2000. Ethical Lessons Learned from the Use of Therapeutic Plasma Exchange in Neurologic Disease. Therapeutic Apheresis, Vol. 4, Issue. 3, p. 190.

    Ellis, Peter M. Dowsett, Sharon M. Butow, Phyllis N. and Tattersall, Martin H.N. 1999. Attitudes to randomized clinical trials amongst out-patients attending a medical oncology clinic. Health Expectations, Vol. 2, Issue. 1, p. 33.

  • Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, Volume 1, Issue 4
  • October 1992, pp. 361-369

Beneficence, Scientific Autonomy, and Self-Interest: Ethical Dilemmas in Clinical Research

  • Edmund D. Pellegrino (a1)
  • DOI:
  • Published online: 10 December 2009

The ethics of clinical research may be viewed from three different perspectives: the process of acquiring new knowledge, the moral use of the knowledge acquired, and the ethics of the investigator seeking this knowledge.

Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics
  • ISSN: 0963-1801
  • EISSN: 1469-2147
  • URL: /core/journals/cambridge-quarterly-of-healthcare-ethics
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *