Human Guinea Pigs: Experimentation on Man


Human Guinea Pigs: Experimentation on Man


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Experiments on such groups as: infants and children; pregnant women; mental "defectives;" prison inmates; the dying; the experimenters themselves; volunteers; patients awaiting operations; etc. Other topics include the dangers of exposure to radiation, the inducement of illness, testing new drugs, ethical principles, legal considerations, proposed legislation. Index. Included at rear are clippings with negative reviews of this controversial book as well as another clipping with the author's response to the reviews. Also tucked in is a booklet called Responsibility in Investigations on Human Subjects, reprinted from the Report of the Medical Research Council for 1962-63.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1967
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Details:
    xi, 228 p. 22 cm. One frontispiece diagram. Orange cloth in orange dustjacket. Jacket edges worn with small tears. Signature at top of front free endpaper.

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