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What makes clinical research ethical?
Many believe that informed consent makes clinical research ethical. However, informed consent is neither necessary nor sufficient for ethical clinical research. Drawing on the basic philosophiesExpand
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What makes clinical research in developing countries ethical? The benchmarks of ethical research.
In recent years there has been substantial debate about the ethics of research in developing countries. In general the controversies have centered on 3 issues: first the standard of care that shouldExpand
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The MOOC Phenomenon: Who Takes Massive Open Online Courses and Why?
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have commanded considerable public attention due to their sudden rise and disruptive potential. But there are no robust, published data that describe who is takingExpand
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Fair Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources in the Time of Covid-19.
Allocating Scarce Medical Resources for Covid-19 The Covid-19 pandemic has already stressed health care systems throughout the world, requiring rationing of medical equipment and care. The authors ...
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The promise of a good death
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Attitudes and Practices of Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide in the United States, Canada, and Europe.
IMPORTANCE The increasing legalization of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide worldwide makes it important to understand related attitudes and practices. OBJECTIVE To review the legal statusExpand
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An ethical framework for biomedical research
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Predicting the Future - Big Data, Machine Learning, and Clinical Medicine.
The algorithms of machine learning, which can sift through vast numbers of variables looking for combinations that reliably predict outcomes, will improve prognosis, displace much of the work ofExpand
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Opening Remarks
  • E. Emanuel
  • Medicine
  • Yale journal of health policy, law, and ethics
  • 2015
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Advance directives for medical care--a case for greater use.
UNLABELLED BACKGROUND. Advance directives for medical care and the designation of proxy decision makers to guide medical care after a patient has become incompetent have been widely advocated butExpand
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