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Flashcards in Ethics Deck (8):
1

Nuremburg Code

•Voluntary participation is essential.•Researchers must fully inform participants.
•Society should benefit from study findings (not frivolous).

2

Belmont Report 1979

Respect for persons (informed and voluntary consent)
- Beneficence (assessment of risks and benefits)
- Justice (selection of participants)

3

University of Auckland: four key principles of ethical research

-Autonomy
-Beneficence-
Non-maleficence-
-Justice-

4

-Autonomy-

Respect for persons capacity for self-determination (informed and voluntary consent)

5

-Beneficence-

acting in the public good and promoting the good of other people (assessment of risks and benefits)-

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Non-maleficence-

consider the harm that the research project might cause (minimisingharm)

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-Justice-

treating others equitably and distributing burdens and benefits fairly (selection of participants)

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What does the Committee look for in an ethics application?

• Informed and voluntary consent
Participants should always feel free of any pressure to continue participation.
Respect for privacy and confidentiality