Human subjects protections in biomedical enhancement research: assessing risk and benefit and obtaining informed consent.


The protection of human subjects in biomedical research relies on two principal mechanisms: assessing and comparing the risks and potential benefits of proposed research, and obtaining potential subjects' informed consent. While these have been discussed extensively in the literature, no attention has been paid to whether the processes should be different… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-720X.2008.303.x


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