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IMED2003: Revision 16 Notes
Fundamental Principles for Using Human Subjects
● What are they?
○ Respect for persons
● Critique (2006):
○ Ethical analysis should be extended to cultural, gender, ethnic and
○ Debate continues because of discrepancies over the meaning and priority
of the Belmont Report's basic ethical principles:
■ respect for persons, beneficence, and justice
What is Human Research?
● Data, samples or exhaled breath that can be identified as belonging to a living
● Use of de-(non) identified cell lines, DNA, data etc is not human research
(National Institutes of Health, USA)
● Use of anonymized samples STILL = human research
Meaning of a code:
● A code of ethics is only a code and carries no legal imperative.
○ If a person acts unethically, their institution may take actions (revoking
licenses, withdraw funding etc)
● A person must be guilty of a crime in order to be punished in a court of law
● An ‘Act’ is supported by the law
● Researchers should provide clear and comprehensive information about:
○ How the data will be used
○ The form in which the data will be stored
○ The purposes
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