Wendler (2020) notes, researchers pay more attention to addressing…
Wendler (2020) notes, researchers pay more attention to addressing and minimizing risks for participants unable to consent, then the potential benefits these individuals may receive from participating. Also noting benefits that may be offered act more as a lure that can prompt participants to take excessive risks. Wendler’s statement reflects the events of the Willowbrook Study. According to (Houser, 2016), the Willowbrook Study was conducted to determine the course of untreated hepatitis; who’s subjects where children residing in a state run school for learning disabilities. The school was reportedly closed to new admissions, however enrolled children whose parents were willing to enroll their children in the study. What do think?
Houser, J. (2016). Nursing Research: Reading, Using and Creating Evidence, 4th Edition. [VitalSource Bookshelf 10.1.0]. Retrieved from vbk://9781284138887