Research ethics approval for human and animal experimentation: Consequences of failing to obtain approval - including legal and professional liability

Tremayne-Lloyd, Tracey; Srebrolow, Gary
March 2007
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Mar2007, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p56
Academic Journal
The article looks into the ethical and legal issues in seeking for approval to conduct human and animal experimentation in Canada. It reviews the Research Ethics Boards (REB) system and turns to the legal and professional liability that can arise from human and animal testing. It discusses an investigator's standard of care and the heightened requirements for obtaining informed consent when conducting human testing which has no therapeutic benefit for a research subject.


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