Ethical Precaution

The key criteria that must be met before any research is considered ‘ethically acceptable’ are as follows: * Protection of rights: the participants’ rights to privacy and confidentiality should be …

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Biomedical Ethics Philosophy

In discussing the difficult subject of biomedical ethics, there are different scenarios that play out differently because of people’s views about morality. Consider the scenario of an eighty year-old man …

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Ethics and Social Responsibility

Companies, such as Enron and WorldCom brought new awareness of the terms ethics and social responsibility. Thus, corporations are including ethics as part of the company’s strategic planning objectives (Cato …

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Kitchener Five Moral Principles

Kitchener (1984) identified five moral principles that are viewed as the cornerstone of our ethical guidelines. The five principles, autonomy, justice, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and fidelity. 1. Autonomy is the principle …

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