Protecting Research Participants' and Patients' Rights in Scientific Publication - AMA Manual of Style

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Protecting Research Participants' and Patients' Rights in Scientific Publication 

Ethical and Legal Considerations

Annette Flanagin

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The right of the research subject to safeguard his or her integrity must always be respected. Every precaution should be taken to respect the privacy of the subject and to minimize the impact of the study on the subject’s physical and mental integrity and on the personality of the subject.   World Medical Association Contemporary rules for protecting the rights of individuals (namely, research participants and patients) in scientific publication have their foundations in doctrines developed during the mid-20th century: the Nuremberg Code, the World Medical Association’s Declaration of Geneva, and the World Medical Association’s Declaration of Helsinki, as well as the

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