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Ethical aspects of research

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Ethical aspects of research

Peter Ellis
2 July 2019

Anyone undertaking research, be it quantitative or qualitative, needs to consider the ethicality of what they are doing. Undertaking research is in many ways similar to other activities in health and social care in that it requires the people undertaking it to gain the consent of those involved. Research also requires some element of altruism on the part of the people being involved and so requires that the researcher is careful about not exploiting their relationship with the potential research subjects.

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