Immunisation for medical researchers: an ethical and practical imperative

Townsend, Michelle L., Grenyer, Brin F.S., Yeo, Wilfred, and Wright, Ian (2016) Immunisation for medical researchers: an ethical and practical imperative. The Medical journal of Australia, 204 (7). p. 263.

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Participants in medical research are the most valuable resource within health research, and their wellbeing must be regarded as paramount. Australia's national statement on ethical conduct in human research establishes that the burden is on researchers to safeguard the health, wellbeing and autonomy of their research participants. We argue that additional guidance is required in an area that has not been widely considered in the ethical research literature and policy: immunisation coverage of the research team.

Item ID: 62805
Item Type: Article (Short Note)
ISSN: 1326-5377
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Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2022 03:24
FoR Codes: 32 BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL SCIENCES > 3299 Other biomedical and clinical sciences > 329999 Other biomedical and clinical sciences not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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