Biomedical Ethics Perspectives in the Indian Context

by Vasantha Muthuswamy, Roli Mathur, Nandini K Kumar

The book is an endeavor to understand and tackle various ethical dilemmas arising in medical research and practice, and to guide the conduct and review of biomedical and health research. It will be the first-of-its-kind book in India compiling chapters written by multi-authors addressing the current status of ethical issues in various aspects of biomedical research and practice. This book consists of 10 chapters that focus on history and evolution of codes and guidelines of bioethics, informed consent process, ethics of research involving children, ethical issues in epidemiological studies, research ethics in participants with mental illness, ethical issues in assisted reproductive technologies, ethical considerations in organ and tissue transplantation, and ethical practices and guidelines for animal experimentation in biomedical research. Each of the chapters has been written by experts to fit the current sociocultural requirements including COVID-19 Pandemic situation and related national guidelines and regulations wherever applicable. This book serving the needs of every biomedical and health researcher, student, or ethics committee member, providing them the ability to recognize the ethical challenges associated with research and to manage them efficiently


Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Muthuswamy Vasantha
Forum for Ethics Review Committees in India (FERCI) Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2. Mathur Roli
National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research (Indian Council of Medical Research), Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
3. Kumar Nandini K Forum for Ethics Review Committees in India (FERCI) Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
ISBN 9789354655029
Speciality Nephrology, Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18560
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2022
Pages 120
Book Type Professional


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