Hopes for Helsinki: reconsidering “vulnerability”

  title={Hopes for Helsinki: reconsidering “vulnerability”},
  author={Lisa Eckenwiler and Carolyn Ells and Dafna Feinholz and Toby L. Schonfeld},
  journal={Journal of Medical Ethics},
  pages={765 - 766}
The Declaration of Helsinki is recognised worldwide as a cornerstone of research ethics. Working in the wake of the Nazi doctors’ trials at Nuremberg, drafters of the Declaration set out to codify the obligations of physician-researchers to research participants. Its significance cannot be overstated. Indeed, it is cited in most major guidelines on research involving humans and in the regulations of over a dozen countries. Although it has undergone five revisions,1 and most recently… Expand
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