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The Resource Lesser harms : the morality of risk in medical research, Sydney A. Halpern

Lesser harms : the morality of risk in medical research, Sydney A. Halpern

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Lesser harms : the morality of risk in medical research
Title
Lesser harms
Title remainder
the morality of risk in medical research
Statement of responsibility
Sydney A. Halpern
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Research physicians face intractable dilemmas when they consider introducing new medical procedures. Innovations carry the promise of preventing or curing life-threatening diseases, but they can also lead to injury or even death. How have clinical scientists made high-stakes decisions about undertaking human tests of new medical treatments? In Lesser Harms, Sydney Halpern explores this issue as she examines vaccine trials in America during the early and mid-twentieth century. Today's scientists follow federal guidelines for research on human subjects developed during the 1960s and 1970s. But lo
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Halpern, Sydney A.
Dewey number
174.2/8
Index
index present
LC call number
R853.H8
LC item number
H357 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2004 N-084
  • W 20.5
NLM item number
H195L 2004
Series statement
Morality and society series
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  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
  • Poliomyelitis vaccine
  • Ethics, Research
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Human Experimentation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Biomedical Research
  • Poliovirus Vaccines
  • Autoexperimentation
  • Ethics, Research
  • Government Regulation
  • History, 20th Century
  • Human Experimentation
  • Influenza Vaccines
  • Informed Consent
  • Research Personnel
  • Research Support as Topic
  • Social Control, Informal
  • Sociology, Medical
  • United States
  • MEDICAL
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Medicine
  • Medicine
  • United States
  • Onderzoek
  • Ethische aspecten
Label
Lesser harms : the morality of risk in medical research, Sydney A. Halpern
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-222) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Research sponsors and the culture of risk
  • 4.
  • Formalizing responses to research hazards
  • 5.
  • The social nature of moral action
  • 6.
  • Moral traditions in an era of government oversight
  • Notes
  • Selected bibliography
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1.
  • The origins of a moral logic of risk
  • 2.
  • Negotiating moral boundaries : the polio vaccines of 1934-1935
  • 3.
Control code
474981125
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 232 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226314532
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1ef562b3-94c3-4bff-90e9-2bd88b9d64b8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)474981125
Label
Lesser harms : the morality of risk in medical research, Sydney A. Halpern
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-222) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Research sponsors and the culture of risk
  • 4.
  • Formalizing responses to research hazards
  • 5.
  • The social nature of moral action
  • 6.
  • Moral traditions in an era of government oversight
  • Notes
  • Selected bibliography
  • Index
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1.
  • The origins of a moral logic of risk
  • 2.
  • Negotiating moral boundaries : the polio vaccines of 1934-1935
  • 3.
Control code
474981125
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 232 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226314532
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1ef562b3-94c3-4bff-90e9-2bd88b9d64b8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)474981125

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