Beneficence in research ethics

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Kirchhoffer, David G., Favor, Christi D. and Cordner, Christopher D.. (2019). Beneficence in research ethics. In In Kirchhoffer, David G. and Richards, Bernadette J. (Ed.). Beyond autonomy : Limits and alternatives to informed consent in research ethics and law pp. 96-116 Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108649247.007
AuthorsKirchhoffer, David G., Favor, Christi D. and Cordner, Christopher D.
EditorsKirchhoffer, David G. and Richards, Bernadette J.
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This chapter examines the explicit and implicit roles that the concept of beneficence plays in the guidelines that govern biomedical research involving humans. We suggest that the role beneficence is actually playing in the guidelines is more comprehensive than is commonly assumed. The broader conceptualisation of beneficence proposed here clarifies the relationship of beneficence to respect for autonomy. It does this by showing how respect for autonomy is at the service of beneficence rather than in tension with it.

Page range96-116
Year2019
Book titleBeyond autonomy : Limits and alternatives to informed consent in research ethics and law
PublisherCambridge University Press
Place of publicationCambridge, United Kingdom
SeriesCambridge bioethics and law
ISBN9781108649247
9781108491907
9781108741309
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108649247.007
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Chapter 6: by Kirchhoffer, David G., Favor, Christi D. and Cordner, Christopher D.

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