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Ethical Review

"Ethical Review" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A formal process of examination of patient care or research proposals for conformity with ethical standards. The review is usually conducted by an organized clinical or research ethics committee (CLINICAL ETHICS COMMITTEES or RESEARCH ETHICS COMMITTEES), sometimes by a subset of such a committee, an ad hoc group, or an individual ethicist (ETHICISTS).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ethical Review" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ethical Review" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 17 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1992 and 2006 and 2016
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