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Physicians, especially those engaged in clinical research, have always been aware of the need to treat and experiment on humans in a humane way. In this handbook we are given a review and analysis of current dilemmas. There are contributions by 19 authors with various backgrounds. Five of the contributors seem to be practicing medicine and are not just involved as committee members or administrative leaders.
Some of the issues reviewed include the history of consent and informed consent and the legal background and the general organization of the institutional review board (including data on the liability, responsibilities, and selection
Human Subjects Research: A Handbook for Institutional Review Boards.. Ann Intern Med. ;98:686. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-98-5-686_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(5_Part_1):686.
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