Ethical Issues In Research Ethics

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At some point in life everyone is meet with an ethical dilemma. We make difficult decisions daily and are forced with the consequences. No matter how bad the decision is we have to suffer the emotions that are involved. Ethical norms are destroyed and contradictions are made. Processing decisions can lead to immoral choices, picking which one is best out of all choices can be overwhelming. In America there is no balance with certain issues. Top issues including Abortion, AIDS, Artificial Insemination, Organ donations, Research, Sterilization, Wrongful birth and life, Surrogacy, and Human genetics are popular topics in mass media. These subjects effect debate between religious groups and politicians. It seems as if you hear about the highly …show more content…
The operation of research including human experimentation, animal trialing, scientific misbehavior and guidelines of research are a few concerns with research. Research ethics is established as a perception in medical research. Several ethical issues need to be taken into consideration for research. There should be no misuse any of the information learned and there is also a moral responsibility for participants. There is an obligation to guard the rights of people in the study as well as their privacy. The academic research is constructed on a basis of trust. Researchers trust that the outcomes are pure. Society believes that the outcomes of study mirror an honest effort by scientists and researchers to label the world without …show more content…
There are certain issues that need to be addressed to protect the rights of the surrogate mother and the planned parents. Sometimes there are attachment issues with the gestational mother. The carrier has emotions towards the child. Also, after the child is born the gestational mother might want future access to the child. Also ethical considerations come to play about informing the child of the surrogate mother, as the child might want to know its true identity. Sherri Shepherd, celebrity and former host of The View talk show had a contract with a surrogate, during the pregnancy Sherri and her husband got into a nasty divorce. Sherri stated that the baby that the surrogate was carrying is not her baby and didn’t want anything to do with the child. This was a first in U.S courts, due to Sherri’s eggs not being donated and she not having any biological relation to the baby. After birth Sherri was trialed and ruled mother via birth certificate of the child and has to pay support to the father. This situation includes top ethical dilemmas in healthcare including patient’s welfare and conflicts of interest. Both the gestational mother and baby’s welfare was at risk and once the baby was born it was subject to the foster system. Situations like Sherri’s will multiply as surrogacy becomes more popular and couples get

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