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Double Blind Test
a research design in which neither the experimenter nor the patient knows who is getting the research treatment
the administration of a lethal agent by another person to a patient for the purpose of relieving intolerable and incurable suffering
the replacement of a defective or malfunctioning gene by splicing or connecting onto the DNA of body cells to control production of a particular substance
Human Genome Project
a research program funded by the federal government to map and sequence the total number of genes within the 23 pairs or 46 chromosomes
Institutional Review Board
a hospital or university board of members who oversee any human research in that facility
United Network for Organ Sharing
the legal entity in the United States responsible for allocating organs for transplantation
referred to as the father of medicine and wrote a statement of principles for his medical students to follow
American Medical Association
they issue a warning or censure to a physician when the physician is accused of unethical behavior or conduct
an allegation of a criminal act by a physician requires that the act be reported to the state licensing board or...
Conflict of Interest
placing the researcher's interests above the patient's interests is considered...
standards of professional behavior that physicians use for conduct with other physicians
this committee of a hospital serves in an advisory capacity to patients, families and staff to decide who gets donated organs, review difficult ethical issues and determine when care will be discontinued
an institutional review board in a hospital or university receiving federal research funds oversees what type of research in the facility
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