Ethical Issues in Perinatal Nutrition Research

  • Irene Cetin
  • Robin Gill
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 569)


This paper examines three ethical areas arising from perinatal nutrition research: the first is concerned with properly informed consent in a context of interventionist research; the second with the role of research ethics committees and the third with the relationship between research and public policy

Key words

ethics Perinatal research 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irene Cetin
    • 1
  • Robin Gill
    • 2
  1. 1.University of MilanoItaly
  2. 2.University of KentUK

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