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intersections

I’m sorry about the delay– my second post about Medtronic and local investigators will be up soon. This week I’ve been distracted from this blog (and from the topics it covers, even in my own private thoughts) by two very … Continue reading

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medtronic and open science in ethical perspective

Via Karan Chhabra at Project Millenial, two meta-analyses have been published in the Annals of Medicine reviewing patient-level data from Medtronics’ clinical trials of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2).  This is a drug intended to be used after spinal … Continue reading

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ethics in publication, ethics in experimentation

Researchers and medical professionals have numerous ethical codes governing, or at least guiding our work.  Some, like the Hippocratic Oath and human research subject protections are widely known, while other areas of our ethical practice may be determined by our … Continue reading

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