Home > Riviste > Minerva Anestesiologica > Fascicoli precedenti > Minerva Anestesiologica 2009 July-August;75(7-8) > Minerva Anestesiologica 2009 July-August;75(7-8):443-6

ULTIMO FASCICOLO
 

ARTICLE TOOLS

Estratti

MINERVA ANESTESIOLOGICA

Rivista di Anestesia, Rianimazione, Terapia Antalgica e Terapia Intensiva


Official Journal of the Italian Society of Anesthesiology, Analgesia, Resuscitation and Intensive Care
Indexed/Abstracted in: Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, EMBASE, PubMed/MEDLINE, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), Scopus
Impact Factor 2,623


eTOC

 

EXPERT OPINIONS  FREEfree


Minerva Anestesiologica 2009 July-August;75(7-8):443-6

Copyright © 2009 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

lingua: Inglese

Conducting research on the critically ill: an ethical perspective

Whetstine L. M.

Walsh University, North Canton, OH, USA


FULL TEXT  


There are two primary concerns posed by research involving critically ill patients: whether such individuals are competent to give informed consent for participation and how and whether to proceed if they are not. This paper synthesizes the recent debate regarding the use of human research subjects who are critically ill, undertakes a conceptual analysis of informed consent and its application to such patients, and ultimately concludes that research on this vulnerable population may be ethical if specific measures are undertaken.

inizio pagina

Publication History

Per citare questo articolo

Corresponding author e-mail