Advocates call for strict guidelines: Report weighs benefits of testing pesticides on humans
The National Research Council reported that testing pesticides on humans might be acceptable in scientifically necessary studies and under strict guidelines. The 'International Human Dosing Studies for EPA Regulatory Purposes: Scientific and Ethical Issues' calls Environmental Protection Agency to develop stringent standards for studies that deliberately expose people to toxins.
Publication Name: The Nation's Health
Professional-patient relationships and informed consent
The practical issues of competence to consent, adequate information, and voluntaries are reviewed and examples are given of the ways in which the theoretical perspectives might inform about the practice in such areas. Further, a survey is conducted in four ethical perspectives such as autonomy, justice, virtue ethics and the ethic of care.
Publication Name: Postgraduate Medical Journal
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