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Research Ethics In the Real World : Issues and solutions for health and social care professionals - Tony Long

Research Ethics In the Real World

Issues and solutions for health and social care professionals

By: Tony Long

Paperback Published: 1st January 2007
ISBN: 9780443100659
Number Of Pages: 240

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This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. It departs from the usual principles-based approach and instead takes a predominantly consequentialist (harms and benefits) approach. It aims to be free of abstract philosophy, but will use the analysis of cases and a reasoned approach to examine alternative arguments. Whilst the book deals with issues in some depth it uses plain language and many clear examples of good and less good practice to illustrate points. It is at a level useful to both beginning and more experienced researchers.

  • Real world approach
  • Covers research governance from an international perspective
  • Practical guidance on ethical committee procedures
  • Direct examples of good and less good practice
  • Clear, outcomes-based approach
  • "Supported by well-structured arguments, the authors present a range of pragmatic and philosophical insights, as well as sound advice for novice researchers in getting their research proposals accepted by ethics committees.

    There are useful chapters on the ethics and politics of dissemination and research governance from an international perspective. This is a book to be read by all nurses interested in research and ethics."

    Senior lecturer in child health, University of Hertfordshire.
    Nursing Standard, May23: vol21: no37:2007

    Introduction
    Rigour in research as a matter of ethical concern
    The person in research
    The social context of research and ethics
    What are ethical issues in research? How are ethical issues in research to be addressed? Criticising research from ethical perspectives
    Research governance: an international perspective
    Getting ethics approval
    Dissemination: ethics and politics
    Conclusions
    Bibliography
    Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

    ISBN: 9780443100659
    ISBN-10: 0443100659
    Audience: Professional
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 240
    Published: 1st January 2007
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 13.8 x 21.6  x 1.27
    Weight (kg): 0.36