Vol. 1 No. 3 | July 2010

Vol. 1 No. 3 | July 2010

ISBN: 2150-7716

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The Language of Hope: Therapeutic Intent in Stem-Cell Clinical Trials

Christopher Thomas Scott, Mindy C. DeRouen & LaVera M. Crawley

Electronic registries for clinical trials present an opportunity for miscommunication of benefits and risks to potential subjects. We explored early phase clinical trials registered on the National Library of Medicine’s ClinicalTrials.gov for inappropriate language patterns (terms and statements) that could convey therapeutic intent. We sampled early-phase heart disease clinical trial record...

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Essays & Articles.

Ethics in Humanitarian Aid Work: Learning From the Narratives of Humanitarian Health Workers Lisa Schwartz, Christina Sinding, Matthew Hunt, Laurie Elit, Lynda Redwood-Campbell, Naomi Adelson, Lori Luther, Jennifer Ranford & Sonya DeLaat