Moral dilemmas in nursing research.

  title={Moral dilemmas in nursing research.},
  author={John Clarke},
  journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)},
  volume={5 50},
This paper addresses the important issue of moral dilemmas which can arise in nursing research. It argues that with the increase in nursing research, emphasis must be placed upon a greater understanding of ethical principles and codes of research for the protection of human subjects from possible exploitation. Two such dangers are identified as breach of confidentiality and not securing informed consent. These areas are used to illustrate possible dilemmas, together with discussion of relevant… CONTINUE READING