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Philosophy

1999

Medical Ethics

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What's The Price Of A Research Subject?, Charles Weijer Nov 1999

What's The Price Of A Research Subject?, Charles Weijer

Charles Weijer

No abstract provided.


Protecting Communities In Research: Philosophical And Pragmatic Challenges, Charles Weijer Sep 1999

Protecting Communities In Research: Philosophical And Pragmatic Challenges, Charles Weijer

Charles Weijer

The issue of the protection of communities in clinical research first arose 10 years ago in studies conducted in technologically developing countries by scientists from technologically developed nations. The question was, which ethical standards ought to apply, those of the Western investigators or local standards?


Voting Ourselves Rights: A Critique Of The Canadian Medical Association Charter For Physicians, Nuala Kenny, Charles Weijer, Francoise Baylis Aug 1999

Voting Ourselves Rights: A Critique Of The Canadian Medical Association Charter For Physicians, Nuala Kenny, Charles Weijer, Francoise Baylis

Charles Weijer

No abstract provided.


Another Tuskegee?, Charles Weijer Jun 1999

Another Tuskegee?, Charles Weijer

Charles Weijer

No abstract provided.


Placebo-Controlled Studies In Schizophrenia: Ethical And Scientific Perspectives. Panel Discussion, T. Lemmens, P. Appelbaum, W. Carpenter, C. Mccarthy, C. Peterson, D. Streiner, Charles Weijer Feb 1999

Placebo-Controlled Studies In Schizophrenia: Ethical And Scientific Perspectives. Panel Discussion, T. Lemmens, P. Appelbaum, W. Carpenter, C. Mccarthy, C. Peterson, D. Streiner, Charles Weijer

Charles Weijer

No abstract provided.


Placebo-Controlled Trials In Schizophrenia: Are They Ethical? Are They Necessary?, Charles Weijer Feb 1999

Placebo-Controlled Trials In Schizophrenia: Are They Ethical? Are They Necessary?, Charles Weijer

Charles Weijer

The current controversy as to the proper role of the placebo control in the evaluation of new treatments for schizophrenia requires an analysis that is sensitive to both ethical and scientific issues. Clinical equipoise, widely regarded as the moral foundation of the randomized controlled trial (RCT), requires the use of best available treatment as the control in RCT. Scientific criticisms of the use of an active control are examined and none present an insuperable barrier to the use of an active control. Indeed, scrutiny of the most recent argument for the use of placebo controls, 'assay sensitivity', suggests that the ...


Why Should We Include Women And Minorities In Randomized Controlled Trials?, Charles Weijer, R. Crouch Dec 1998

Why Should We Include Women And Minorities In Randomized Controlled Trials?, Charles Weijer, R. Crouch

Charles Weijer

No abstract provided.