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2005

Philosophy

Clinical Trials

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Is Clinical Research And Ethics A Zero-Sum Game?, Charles Weijer Mar 2005

Is Clinical Research And Ethics A Zero-Sum Game?, Charles Weijer

Charles Weijer

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Clinical Trials, Charles Weijer Dec 2004

Clinical Trials, Charles Weijer

Charles Weijer

No abstract provided.


A Critical History Of Individual And Collective Ethics In The Lineage Of Lellouch And Schwartz, Charles Heilig, Charles Weijer Dec 2004

A Critical History Of Individual And Collective Ethics In The Lineage Of Lellouch And Schwartz, Charles Heilig, Charles Weijer

Charles Weijer

The notions of individual and collective ethics were first explicitly defined in the biostatistical literature in 1971 to motivate a mathematical solution to a posed ethical dilemma. This paper reviews key antecedents to these concepts and traces explicit references to them over time, primarily in the biostatistical literature. Following a historical exposition of these texts, a critical thematic analysis shows the following: the normative force of these concepts has not been adequately argued. Individual and collective ethics do not solve the problem of how to use accumulating data to inform ethical action. The notions of the "individual" and the "collective ...