John Kerr posted in clinical trials • ethics • medical ethics • medical research on May 14th, 2014.
Should we be concerned over the involvement of unconscious patients in medical research in New Zealand? The front page of today’s New Zealand Herald carried a story on a company seeking ethical approval for an antibiotics ‘non-inferiority’ trial involving comatose patients. The Health and Disability Ethics Committee minutes and the Auckland Women’s Health Council newsletter which […]
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