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Consistent Ethical Standards for the Practice of Medicine

Dr. Steve Joffe describes pediatric oncology as a blend of research and patient care that offers rewarding and sometimes dramatic outcomes -- and a perfect example of the need for consistent -- yet nuanced -- ethical standards for the practice of medicine. 

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16:07 First exposure to research ethics
24:33 Changes in the field of bioethics (Watch excerpt)
31:09 Bioethics and technology
35:42 New systems (Watch excerpt)
40:26 Researchers need to think of...
43:52 Informed consent