Health Research Ethics (Print)

Safeguarding the Interests of Research Participants


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    Edition: 1st Edition
  • Format: Soft Cover
  • ISBN: 9781485130079
  • Extent: 256 Pages
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  • Category: Health & Medicine

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AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY SEPTEMBER 2019. ESTIMATED PRICE ONLY.

Biomedical and social sciences research in the healthcare context has increased exponentially in recent years. This has resulted in a growing necessity to provide research ethics capacity-building programmes for researchers and REC members. Essential to health research is that it must be informed by a robust set of ethical norms and standards. These must be well understood and applied by all those involved in research.

Health Research Ethics: Safeguarding the Interests of Research Participants provides practical guidance and recommendations for researchers and REC members. It draws widely from local and international documents and expertise and incorporates recommendations from the bewildering numbers of guideline documents into one practical monograph. It does not solve all ethical uncertainties but provides flexible suggestions and recommendations that take into consideration local contexts.

Key features and benefits:

  • Activities within the text (case studies, MCQs) make it interactive
  • Application of theory through inclusion of case studies
  • Extensive appendices containing important guidelines

  • Chapter 1: Understanding Ethics with Specific Reference to Health Research 
  • Chapter 2: Research Ethics - An Overview with Particular Reference to Africa 
  • Chapter 3: Guiding Principles of Ethical Research 
  • Chapter 4: Autonomy – The Informed Consent Process and Confidentiality 
  • Chapter 5: Research Vulnerabilities 
  • Chapter 6: Researcher Responsibilities 
  • Chapter 7: Answers and Discussion on Case Studies and Quiz Questions 
  • Chapter 8: Special issues: Genetics, Biobanks and Health Databases in the Context of Health Research
  • Appendices
    • Appendix 1: Template – information sheet 
    • Appendix 2: Template – consent document 
    • Appendix 3: Guideline for reviewers 
    • Appendix 4: HREC biobanks policy: The Human Research Ethics Committee Medical (HREC) Principles and Policy on Biobanks
    • Appendix 5: Form 1 
    • Appendix 6: Biobank checklist 
    • Appendix 7: Form 2: Application for Storage/Retrieval/Transfer of Samples 
    • Appendix 8: University of Witwatersrand material transfer agreement 
    • Appendix 9: Nuremberg code 
    • Appendix 10: WMA Declaration of Helsinki - Ethical principles for medical research involving human subjects
    • Appendix 11: WMA Declaration of Taipei on Ethical considerations regarding health databases and biobanks
  • Recommended readings

Post graduate students, researchers, ethics committee members, scientists, lawyers, health practitioners, social scientists, LLB students completing a bioethics module and those working in health law. 

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AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY SEPTEMBER 2019. ESTIMATED PRICE ONLY.

Biomedical and social sciences research in the healthcare context has increased exponentially in recent years. This has resulted in a growing necessity to provide research ethics capacity-building programmes for researchers and REC members. Essential to health research is that it must be informed by a robust set of ethical norms and standards. These must be well understood and applied by all those involved in research.

Health Research Ethics: Safeguarding the Interests of Research Participants provides practical guidance and recommendations for researchers and REC members. It draws widely from local and international documents and expertise and incorporates recommendations from the bewildering numbers of guideline documents into one practical monograph. It does not solve all ethical uncertainties but provides flexible suggestions and recommendations that take into consideration local contexts.

Key features and benefits:

  • Activities within the text (case studies, MCQs) make it interactive
  • Application of theory through inclusion of case studies
  • Extensive appendices containing important guidelines

  • Chapter 1: Understanding Ethics with Specific Reference to Health Research 
  • Chapter 2: Research Ethics - An Overview with Particular Reference to Africa 
  • Chapter 3: Guiding Principles of Ethical Research 
  • Chapter 4: Autonomy – The Informed Consent Process and Confidentiality 
  • Chapter 5: Research Vulnerabilities 
  • Chapter 6: Researcher Responsibilities 
  • Chapter 7: Answers and Discussion on Case Studies and Quiz Questions 
  • Chapter 8: Special issues: Genetics, Biobanks and Health Databases in the Context of Health Research
  • Appendices
    • Appendix 1: Template – information sheet 
    • Appendix 2: Template – consent document 
    • Appendix 3: Guideline for reviewers 
    • Appendix 4: HREC biobanks policy: The Human Research Ethics Committee Medical (HREC) Principles and Policy on Biobanks
    • Appendix 5: Form 1 
    • Appendix 6: Biobank checklist 
    • Appendix 7: Form 2: Application for Storage/Retrieval/Transfer of Samples 
    • Appendix 8: University of Witwatersrand material transfer agreement 
    • Appendix 9: Nuremberg code 
    • Appendix 10: WMA Declaration of Helsinki - Ethical principles for medical research involving human subjects
    • Appendix 11: WMA Declaration of Taipei on Ethical considerations regarding health databases and biobanks
  • Recommended readings

Post graduate students, researchers, ethics committee members, scientists, lawyers, health practitioners, social scientists, LLB students completing a bioethics module and those working in health law. 

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