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Are research ethics committees behaving unethically? Some suggestions for improving performance and accountability.

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The results of recent empirical investigations in research synthesis imply that research ethics committees are behaving unethically by endorsing new research which is unnecessary and by acquiescing in biased under-reporting of research which they have approved. The performance and accountability of research ethics committees would be improved if they required those proposing research to present systematic reviews of relevant previous research in support of their applications; to summarise the...

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10.1136/bmj.313.7069.1390

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Role:
Author
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
313
Issue:
7069
Pages:
1390-1393
Publication date:
1996-11-01
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EISSN:
1756-1833
ISSN:
0959-8138
Source identifiers:
192487

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