Family Medicine

March 5, 2019

James Marcus writes about how, at the end of his life, his father went from doctor to patient, from scientist to subject

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PRIM&R’s Elisa Hurley writes that we still need the term “subjects” because there are other circumstances in which using the term “participant” might not be fitting

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Everyone would benefit if researchers did more to make participants feel part of a study

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Ella Balasa writes, “I’ve known since I was a little girl that cystic fibrosis is a disease that only gets worse. Every day it destroys lung cells and tightens the small airways in my chest, taking me closer to the point when my ravaged lungs stop working”

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“A lot of women don’t understand just how poor the evidence base is,” said Carleigh Krubiner, PhD, a research scholar at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Ethics. “It really is shocking when you think about how poorly the research enterprise has done.”

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Julia Brody writes, “My lab has been doing that for years.”

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Heather Ann Thomspon writes, “Recently I received a message from a freelance writer, Eric Beaumont, who had a question about a paragraph in my book that mentioned a doctor conducting experiments at Attica on prisoners”

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A new paper in the latest issue of Health Affairs is worth a look. “Drugs Cleared Through The FDA’s Expedited Review Offer Greater Gains Than Drugs Approved By Conventional Process“

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