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Most contemporary discussions of the ethics of human subjects research focus on the adequacies and inadequacies of informed consent in combination with peer review by institutional review boards (IRBs) for protecting subject welfare. Little has been written about the moral reasons that ought to lead someone to participate in research in the first place.
Caplan, A. L. (1984). Is There a Duty to Serve as a Subject in Biomedical Research?. Retrieved from http://repository.upenn.edu/bioethics_papers/2
Date Posted: 08 March 2007