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Children as Research Subjects

  • Robert J. Levine
Part of the Philosophy and Medicine book series (PHME, volume 33)

Abstract

In 1975 the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research (the National Commission) began its studies of the ethics and regulation of research involving children as subjects. In its report, Research Involving Children, published in 1977, the National Commission presented its recommendations for the ethical conduct of research involving children [22]. These recommendations formed the basis of federal regulations that were proposed in 1978 [21] and promulgated in final form in 1983 [19].

Keywords

Minimal Risk Direct Benefit National Commission Moral Community Human Subject Research 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert J. Levine
    • 1
  1. 1.Yale University School of MedicineNew Haven

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