The shifting sands of research ethics and governance: effect on research in paediatrics

Beardsmore, C. S.; Westaway, J. A.
January 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jan2007, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p80
Academic Journal
The article offers a report relating to the shifting sands of research ethics and governance, and its effect on research in pediatrics. According to the author, basic principles pertaining to the ethical conduct of research have not changed but recent years have seen the developing of bureaucracy to support and monitor research ethics and governance. It also reports that more changes are planned, and the effect of proposed changes on pediatric research are examined and broadly welcomed.


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