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Ethical Considerations in Medical Research: Balancing Progress and Patient Welfare

EasyChair Preprint no. 11539

8 pagesDate: December 16, 2023


The pursuit of medical progress is an integral aspect of scientific research, but the ethical dimensions surrounding medical investigations demand meticulous attention. This research paper explores the complex landscape of ethical considerations in medical research, with a primary focus on striking a delicate balance between scientific advancement and the welfare of research subjects. This paper delves into case studies and historical perspectives that highlight both commendable milestones and instances where ethical breaches have occurred. By examining these ethical dilemmas, the study aims to identify lessons learned and propose guidelines for researchers, institutional review boards, and policymakers to ensure that the ethical dimensions of medical research are robustly upheld. It underscores the need for ongoing dialogue, education, and oversight to foster a culture of ethical responsibility within the scientific community, thereby ensuring that medical research continues to be a beacon of progress while safeguarding the dignity and rights of all individuals involved.

Keyphrases: ethical guidelines, human subjects, Regulatory frameworks

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  author = {Jane Smith and Robert Thomas},
  title = {Ethical Considerations in Medical Research: Balancing Progress and Patient Welfare},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 11539},

  year = {EasyChair, 2023}}
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