Redundant, secretive, and isolated: when are clinical trials scientifically valid?

Abstract

Clinical research has at least three problematic features: it tends to be redundant, secretive, and isolated. Research with these features not only wastes resources and causes harm, it also fails to meet a basic ethical requirement of research: scientific validity. According to a recent editorial in the BMJ, bioethicists and members of research ethics… (More)

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@article{Borgerson2014RedundantSA, title={Redundant, secretive, and isolated: when are clinical trials scientifically valid?}, author={Kirstin Borgerson}, journal={Kennedy Institute of Ethics journal}, year={2014}, volume={24 4}, pages={385-411} }