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Unformatted text preview: History of Consent and Research Ethics Research EthicsA History of Bad Behavior Historically codes of research ethics developed from cases of misconduct Pre - 19th Century Research o Subjects: self, friends, family members, poor, prisoners, women, etc. o Informed Consent: Occasional, informal o Knowledge of Risks: Minimal Late 19th Century Research o Period of increasing ethics awareness o Claude Bernard(1813-1878) Father of Experimental Medicine o consists of never performing on man an experiment which might be harmful to him to any extent, even though the result might be highly advantageous to science or to the health of others. Operation White Coat- Seventh Day Adventists (conscientious objectors) used as human guinea pigs in lieu of military service during cold war- Tested Q fever, tularemia, plague, other biological and chemical agents- Informed consent- No fatalities or serious complications Ethical use of humans in research hinges on Informed Consent...
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2009 for the course BB H 301 taught by Professor Stine,michele during the Spring '09 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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