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Textbook of Ethics in Pediatric Research, edited by Gideon Koren

MD. Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, Florida 1993

edited by Gideon Koren, MD. Krieger Publishing Company, Malabar, Florida 1993

A systematic review of the major ethical issues involved in pediatric research. A valuable tool for health professionals who serve on Ethics Committees in the process of ethical evaluation of protocols dealing with pediatric research. Similary, this textbook is useful to clinicians and scientists studying the pediatric age group in designing their protocols.

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Section I
Consent in Pediatric Research
1. Informed Consent in Pediatric Research
Gideon Koren
2. Children's Capacity to Consent to Participation in Psychological Research: Empirical Findings
Rona Abromovitch, Jonathan L. Freedman, Alison Derbyshire, Michelle Van Brunchot
Section II
Risk-Benefit Assessment
3. Research in Children - Issues of Risk and Harm
Robert H. A. Haslam
4. Philosophical Considerations about Risk and Risk Assessment in Medical Research
Eric M. Meslin
5. A Practical Approach to Risk-Benefit Estimation in Pediatric Research
Gideon Koren
6. Some Costs and Benefits of Psychological Research in Pediatric Settings
Susan Goldberg
Section III
Ethics of Research in Special Pediatric Populations
7. Ethics of Research in Neonates
Max Perlman
8. ECMO, Innovative Therapy and the Ethos of Critical Care Medicine
John D. Lantos
9. Ethics of Research in Pediatric Critical Care
Kristan M. Outwater
10. Ethics of Research with the Disabled Child
W. Douglas Biggar
11. Research Involving Adolescents: Are They Ethically Competent to Consent/Refuse on Their Own?
Abbyann Lynch
12. The Ethical Assessment of Innovative Therapies: Liver Transplantation Using Living Donors
John D. Lantos
13. The Ethics of Research in the Pediatric Emergency Department
David Jaffe, Doreen Matsui
14. Ethical Issues in Gene Therapy
Nancy Ondrusek
15. Ethics of Drug Research in Pregnancy, Infancy and Childhood
Gideon Koren
16. Ethical and Legal Issues in Research Involving Drug-Dependent Pregnant Women
Janet E. Mosher
Section IV
The Process of Research Ethics in Pediatrics
17. The Process of Ethics Review in Pediatric Research: The Toronto Model
Gideon Koren
18. The Relationship Between Ethics and Science in Pediatric Research
Patricia Parkin
19. Medical Research in Infants and Children in the Eighties: Analysis of Rejected Protocols
Gideon Koren and Anne Pastuszak
20. Ethics and Law of Clinical Trials in Europe
Peter N. Bennett
21. The Role of the Nurse in Pediatric Research
Joan E. Edwards, Anne L. Coghlan
22. Ethics of Research in Children: A Parent's Perspective
Mary Pat Armstrong
23. Social Control of Pediatric Research
Max Perlman, Gideon Koren
24. Fraud in Medical Research
Frederick H. Lowy, Eric M. Meslin
25. Case Presentations and Discussions
Gideon Koren, Barry Smith
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