Historical Foundations

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Abstract

This chapter considers the history of the rise of ethical concerns in the public health movement and epidemiology, which is the study of the distribution and determinants of disease in human populations. It offers an overview of early developments in public health and ethics and discusses more recent developments, including the origins of bioethics, regulatory safeguards for human subjects research, and contemporary epidemiologic ethics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEthics and Epidemiology
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780199864416
ISBN (Print)9780195322934
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2009

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Ethics
Public Health
Bioethics
Epidemiology
History
Research
Population

Keywords

  • Bioethics
  • Epidemiologic ethics
  • Epidemiology
  • Ethics
  • Human subjects research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Coughlin, S. S. (2009). Historical Foundations. In Ethics and Epidemiology Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322934.003.0001

Historical Foundations. / Coughlin, Steven Scott.

Ethics and Epidemiology. Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Coughlin, SS 2009, Historical Foundations. in Ethics and Epidemiology. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322934.003.0001
Coughlin SS. Historical Foundations. In Ethics and Epidemiology. Oxford University Press. 2009 https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322934.003.0001
Coughlin, Steven Scott. / Historical Foundations. Ethics and Epidemiology. Oxford University Press, 2009.
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