Describe the key principles, guidelines, and regulations governing research with human subjects and relate them to the Tuskegee experiment and the Guatemalan syphilis study.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:50 am ad1c9bdddf
The US government had done infectious disease research on human subjects by intentionally infecting subjects with the disease causing pathogens causing syphilis and gonorrhea. The US government used one method of studying infectious disease by intentionally infecting subjects with the disease causing pathogens. Because prisoners are monitored constantly, they are often used for the study. There are two studies that does this: infection of prisoners with gonorrhea at the US Penitenitiary at Terra Haute in 1943 and with syphilis at Sing Sing Correctional Facility in 1953. These studies violated the basic standards of ethical research.
Before World War II, there were no specific codes of ethics, laws, or regulations governing the conduct of human subjects research. In 1949, the Nuremberg Code was developed in response to the medical experiments from the Nazi doctor's trial in which it outlined ten principles for ethical research, including the importance of voluntary consent of research subjects. In 1964, the Declaration of Helsinki was issued by the World Medical Association as a guide for physicians conducting research. In 1966, the Public Health Service issued a policy requiring informed consent. In response to the abuses in the Tuskegee study , the US ...
The US government had done infectious disease research on human subjects by intentionally infecting subjects with the disease causing pathogens causing syphilis and gonorrhea. The US government used one method of studying infectious disease by intentionally infecting subjects with the disease causing pathogens. 766 words.
Unethical research studies
Unethical Research Studies
Many people believe the participants in the Tuskegee syphilis study were infected with syphilis by the investigators. Although the records indicate the infected men had contracted syphilis prior to entering the study, they were treated unethically in other ways. One unethical act was the fact they were not told about medicine that could have helped them.
Summarize why this was unethical and explain this to someone you know. Write down what the person said when you explained what happened.
Find out if the participants in the Tuskegee study were told what the purpose of the study was. If not, what were they told, and what is this tactic commonly called? Additionally, look for Web sites that have stated the facts incorrectly. See if you can find any Web sites that have correctly reported the facts. Mention which at least one Web site that is correctly reporting the facts and one Web site that is not.
Cite any sources you use using the correct APA format on a separate page.
Analyzed and explained why the act was unethical.
Presented the reaction of the person whom you told about the unethical study
Examined if the participants in the Tuskegee study were told what the purpose of the study was, and if they were not, explained what they were told and what this tactic is commonly called
Researched, examined, and recorded information about one Web site correctly reporting the facts and one that does notView Full Posting Details