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Support for this project was provided by N01-OD-4-2139, Task Order No. 80, received support from the evaluation of set-aside Section 513, Public Health Service Act. The views presented in this report are those of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Assessing the System for Protecting Human Research Participants and are not necessarily those of the funding agencies.

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Responsible research : a systems approach to protecting research participants / Daniel D. Federman, Kathi E. Hanna, and Laura Lyman Rodriguez, editors ; Committee on Assessing the System for Protecting Human Research Participants.

p. ; cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-08488-1 (hardcover)

1. Human experimentation in medicine—Moral and ethical aspects. 2. Medical ethics. 3. Medical protocols. 4. Patients—Legal status, laws, etc.

[DNLM: 1. Clinical Protocols. 2. Human Experimentation. 3. Patient Rights. 4. Safety. W 20.55.H9 R475 2002] I. Federman, Daniel D., 1928- II. Hanna, Kathi E. III. Rodriguez, Laura Lyman. IV. Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Assessing the System for Protecting Human Research Participants.

R853.H8 R476 2002

174′.28—dc21

2002015090

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