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Ethics and Integrity in Health and Life Sciences Research, Hardback Book

Ethics and Integrity in Health and Life Sciences Research Hardback

Part of the Advances in Research Ethics and Integrity series

Description

Life and health sciences and biomedical studies havedeveloped rapidly over the last few decades raising previously unanticipatedethical concerns and questions.

New and emerging technologies require novelapproaches, protocols and raised awareness to ensure adequate levels ofbiosecurity and biosafety as well as the implementation of special measures toprevent their potential misuse or dual use.

This volume brings together an international collection ofprominent ethics experts in health and life sciences, with the aim of providingclear and comprehensive guidelines for the establishment of efficient ethicalstrategies related to current and emerging biotechnologies and health research.

Important current topics in research ethics includingCRISPR-Cas9 technologies, gene editing, 'big data' in healthcare and lifesciences, nutrition in medicine among other topics have found their place inthis volume.

In addition, the volume discusses the prospects for theimplementation of an international unification of ethical standards in lifesciences.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 239 pages
  • Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ethical issues & debates
  • ISBN: 9781787435728

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