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On the minimal risk threshold in research with children.

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To protect children in research, procedures that are not administered in the medical interests of a child must be restricted. The risk threshold for these procedures is generally measured according to the concept of minimal risk. Minimal risk is often defined according to the risks of "daily life." But it is not clear whose daily life should serve as the baseline; that is, it is not clear to whom minimal risk should refer. Commentators in research ethics often argue that "minimal risk" should...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Routledge
Journal:
American journal of bioethics : AJOB
Volume:
14
Issue:
9
Pages:
3-12
Publication date:
2014-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1536-0075
ISSN:
1526-5161
Source identifiers:
483350
Language:
English
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uuid:138450c5-567b-4077-8dcf-966bcae00f8f
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pubs:483350
Deposit date:
2014-11-06

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