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2. Ethical principles and limits in research

human rights

  • Understand that the ethical boundaries that make us human will always be a priority for any medical research.
  • Share the ethical principles that any clinical trial must comply.

Any kind of medical research must necessarily comply with ethical principles that protect the patient:

  • Principle of autonomy (obligation to be informed - informed consent)
  • Principle of justice (selection of patients who ensure the efficacy and safety of the research)
  • Principle of beneficence (execution of treatment if there is a benefit higher than the risk)
  • Principle of non-maleficence

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