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Unbridled enthusiasm

William A. Silverman

in Where's the Evidence?: Debates in Modern Medicine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630889
eISBN:
9780191723568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630889.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a 1991 commentary on restrictions on new treatments. The Kefauver-Harris Amendments to the US, Food and Drug Cosmetics Act in 1962 spelled out unprecedented requirements for ... More


Equipoise and the Dilemma of Randomized Clinical Trials

Steven Joffe

in The Ethical Challenges of Human Research: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199896202
eISBN:
9780190267681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896202.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that clinical equipoise does not offer sound ethical guidance regarding the appropriateness of randomized clinical trials as tools to generate the knowledge needed for drug ... More


Claiming Historical Truth in the Era of Neoliberal Multiculturalism, 1990–2010

Joanna Crow

in The Mapuche in Modern Chile: A Cultural History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044286
eISBN:
9780813046273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044286.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 6 scrutinizes the spaces opened up and constraints imposed by state-sponsored (neoliberal) multiculturalism in post-dictatorship Chile. Focusing mainly on the government of the third ... More


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