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Fair subject selection in clinical research: formal equality of opportunity
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    Ethical Discrimination?

    A properly worded consent form must make risks transparent but if the person has not even been asked to participate, discrimination is too easily slipping in. Even giving the reason as duty of care can be mis/used to eliminate some people - but their participation may be valuable as well as ethical. There can be an unconscious bias to avoid difficulties for researchers but discrimination will miss opportunities for the...

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