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Children and health-care research: best treatment, best interests and best practice

Children and health-care research: best treatment, best interests and best practice
Children and health-care research: best treatment, best interests and best practice
This article discusses aspects of the law and ethics surrounding the conduct of medical research in children. It will consider the legislation pertaining to clinical trials of medicinal products alongside the ethical principles and common law position that are applicable to all kinds of research, but will focus specifically on issues related to obtaining parental consent for research involving minors who lack capacity to consent for themselves. Issues relating to obtaining consent from competent minors who can consent on their own behalf have been explored in a companion piece.
1477-7509
15-19
Biggs, Hazel
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Biggs, Hazel
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Biggs, Hazel (2011) Children and health-care research: best treatment, best interests and best practice. Clinical Ethics, 6 (1), 15-19. (doi:10.1258/ce.2011.011003).

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This article discusses aspects of the law and ethics surrounding the conduct of medical research in children. It will consider the legislation pertaining to clinical trials of medicinal products alongside the ethical principles and common law position that are applicable to all kinds of research, but will focus specifically on issues related to obtaining parental consent for research involving minors who lack capacity to consent for themselves. Issues relating to obtaining consent from competent minors who can consent on their own behalf have been explored in a companion piece.

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Published date: March 2011
Organisations: Southampton Law School

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Local EPrints ID: 340998
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/340998
ISSN: 1477-7509
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ORCID for Hazel Biggs: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-4434-6543

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Date deposited: 11 Jul 2012 12:38
Last modified: 01 Nov 2019 01:34

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