Ethics in human experimentation: historical perspectives.

  title={Ethics in human experimentation: historical perspectives.},
  author={S. Popper and K. McCloskey},
  journal={Military medicine},
  volume={160 1},
Ethics has received renewed attention recently as evidenced by recent revelations of experimentation on Eskimos during the 1950s and a new President vowing to raise ethical standards of conduct within government. There is also an ongoing, intense scrutiny of past radiation-exposure experiments with all of its possible ethical violations. This paper is a modest attempt to familiarize the reader with some of the historical development of ethics in human-use research. Debate concerning the use of… Expand
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