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Unformatted text preview: a cure o Tuskegee Study continued even though penicillin was known as a cure o Prevailing view was that syphilis presented itself differently in black males when compared to white males Researchers carried out spinal taps to study participants; very painful and dangerous procedure that can lead to paralysis and other conditions o Was of no valuable use to this study; no justification Reasons for conducting autopsies after death of participants: o Clinical observations are different from pathological observations in medicine o Statements made about the study make it hard to understand why the study continued for so long Researchers were aware that their study did not provide any useful information about the disease or a cure for it...
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course PUBLIC HEA 356 taught by Professor Patrickhill during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '11