Research Ethics Committees

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Focusing on the theoretical role and practical operation of research ethics committees and the impact of relevant international and national instruments, this volume will be an essential resource for all those concerned with data protection issues in medical research.
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Research ethics committees in Austria 3
3 Belgian ethics committees and the protection of personal data 9
4 Research ethics committees in Bulgaria 27
5 Research ethics committees in the Czech Republic 31
6 Research ethics committees in Denmark 35
7 Research ethics in Estonia 41
8 The general legal responsibility of research ethics committees in Finland 45
9 The role of ethics committees in relation to French biomedical research : protection of the person and personal data 55
10 Research ethics committees in Germany 73
11 Research ethics committees in Greece 85
12 Research ethics committees in Hungary 93
13 Research ethics committees in Ireland 107
14 Research ethics committees in Italy's legal system 111
15 Research ethics committees in Latvia 127
16 Research ethics committees in Lithuania 141
17 Research ethics committees in Malta 149
18 Medical research on human subjects and RECs in the Netherlands 153
19 The Norwegian model for ethical review of medical research 163
20 Research ethics committees and personal data protection in Poland 177
21 The constitution and operation of health ethics committees in Portugal : rights of patients to personal data protection 189
22 Bioethical review in Romania 215
23 Research ethics committees in Slovakia 221
24 Research ethics committees in Slovenia 229
25 Research ethics committees in Spain 233
26 The Swedish system for ethics review of biomedical research and processing of sensitive personal data 245
27 Research ethics committees and the law in the UK 271
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