Analysis Of William Silverman's Human Experimentation

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William A. Silverman’s Human Experimentation: A Guided Step into the Unknown, he encourages that we can do human experiments as long as it is a careful experimentation. He mentioned that randomized clinical trials that shows careful experimentation leads to effective therapy and a clearer understanding of clinical anomalies. With that being said, aside from effective therapies, clinical anomalies can be understood better through careful experimentation of randomized clinical studies, clinical anomalies can therefore be prevented (Silverman, 1985). Silverman has mentioned that human experimentation must be careful. He defined ‘being careful’ as being always reminded the codes and the laws that surrounds the field of experimentation using humans as test subjects. The full context of the Nuremberg Code: 1. The voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential. This means that the person involved should have legal capacity to give consent; should be so situated…show more content…
Proper preparations should be made and adequate facilities provided to protect the experimental subject against even remote possibilities of injury, disability, or death. 8. The experiment should be conducted only by scientifically qualified persons. The highest degree of skill and care should be required through all stages of the experiment of those who conduct or engage in the experiment. 9. During the course of the experiment the human subject should be at liberty to bring the experiment to an end if he has reached the physical or mental state where continuation of the experiment seems to him to be impossible. 10. During the course of the experiment the scientist in charge must be prepared to terminate the experiment at any stage, if he has probable cause to believe, in the exercise of the good faith, superior skill and careful judgment required of him that a continuation of the experiment is likely to result in injury, disability, or death to the experimental subject(Annas & Grodin ,

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