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21A.216J Dilemmas in Bio-Medical Ethics 2005/3/16 (W), Week 7, Class 13 Readings CK Francis. 2001. “Medical Ethos and Social Responsibility in Clinical Medicine.” Journal of Urban Health. 78(1):29-45. Marcia Angell. 1997. “The Ethics of Clinical Research in the Third World.” NEJM. 337(12):847-849 Marcia Angell. 2000. “Investigators’ Responsibilities for Human Subjects in Developing Countries.” NEJM . 342(13): 967-969. Peter Lurie and Sidney M. Wolfe. 1997. “Unethical Trials of Interventions to Reduce Perinatal Transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Developing Countries.” NEJM. 337(12): 853-856. N. Yasemin Oguz. 2003. “Research Ethics Committees in Developing Countries and Informed Consent: With Special Reference to Turkey.” The Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine. 141(5):292-296. National Bioethics Advisory Commission. Ethical and Policy Issues in International Research: Clinical Trials in Developing Countries : Executive Summary Class Business Book: Visiting issues eugenics, race, etc. Killing the Black Body “Implicit in the failure of the profession of medicine to advocate aggressively for equitable distribution of health care resources … majority (Francis 2001:37) Marcia Angell. 1997. “The Ethics of Clinical Research in the Third World.” NEJM . 337(12):847-849 One of most 10 influential Americans in time magazine Conducting trials in general—are unethical to do placebo trials when known treatments already exist? Should be patient be put foremost? o Gawande—initial risks in the beginning—requires surgical practice; is not the same as drugs o Placebo arm of the trial could be ethical? Control arm v experimental arm o Test whether body therapy works on people suffering from depression; very interesting to work with population who is not receiving treatment and those that are not; the standard of care is that people receive meds o Contemporary example: breast cancer trial—if efficacious, the
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