Exercise 1_2 Answer


Some patients in your research study develop an infection of an unknown strain of dangerous bacteria. You decide to stop the research for further evaluation. This is an example following the principle of beneficence.

The correct answer is:

Beneficence means that it is the obligation of the researcher to "do no harm" to the participants. Developing an infection because of the study is dangerous. The resulting cessation of this study is essential.

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