Verina Wild
Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München
Despite the attempts to promote the inclusion of pregnant women in clinical research, this group is still widely excluded and thus hindered in benefiting from medical progress (Lyerly, Little, and Faden 2009). There are two interconnected reasons why pregnant women continue to be excluded from clinical trials. First, the traditional background assumptions associated with pregnancy, pregnant women, and the fetus still involve a harmful separation of woman and fetus that in some cases leads to an unbalanced prioritization of fetal needs. The second reason is that pregnant women are included in the category of "vulnerable groups." It is therefore essential to examine and reassess the general understanding of ..
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.3138/ijfab.5.2.82
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 65,811
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

Principles of Biomedical Ethics.Tom L. Beauchamp - 1979 - Oxford University Press.
Elucidating the Concept of Vulnerability: Layers Not Labels.Florencia Luna - 2009 - International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 2 (1):121-139.

View all 12 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Vulnérabilité des Femmes Enceintes En Éthique de la Recherche: Un Problème Sémantique.Sihem Neïla Abtroun - 2019 - Canadian Journal of Bioethics/Revue canadienne de bioéthique 2 (2):11-14.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

The Perils of Protection: Vulnerability and Women in Clinical Research.Toby Schonfeld - 2013 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 34 (3):189-206.
Minimal Risk in Research Involving Pregnant Women and Fetuses.Carson Strong - 2011 - Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 39 (3):529-538.
Clinical Research Consultation: A Casebook.Marion Danis (ed.) - 2012 - Oxford University Press.


Added to PP index

Total views
73 ( #151,066 of 2,463,158 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #449,391 of 2,463,158 )

How can I increase my downloads?


My notes