Self-experimentation and its role in medical research.

  title={Self-experimentation and its role in medical research.},
  author={Allen B Weisse},
  journal={Texas Heart Institute journal},
  volume={39 1},
Although experimentation involving human volunteers has attracted intense study, the matter of self-experimentation among medical researchers has received much less attention. Many questions have been answered only in part, or have been left unanswered. How common is this practice? Is it more common among certain nationalities? What have been the predominant medical fields in which self-experimentation has occurred? How dangerous an act has this proved to be? What have been the trends over time… CONTINUE READING
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