Paternalism and fairness in clinical research.

  title={Paternalism and fairness in clinical research.},
  author={Lynn A Jansen and Steven I Wall},
  volume={23 3},
In this paper, we defend the ethics of clinical research against the charge of paternalism. We do so not by denying that the ethics of clinical research is paternalistic, but rather by defending the legitimacy of paternalism in this context. Our aim is not to defend any particular set of paternalistic restrictions, but rather to make a general case for the… CONTINUE READING