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Health Measurement ScalesA practical guide to their development and use$
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David L. Streiner and Geoffrey R. Norman

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199231881

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231881.001.0001

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Ethical considerations

Ethical considerations

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(p.365) Chapter 14 Ethical considerations
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Health Measurement Scales
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David L. Streiner

Geoffrey R. Norman

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231881.003.0014

This chapter discusses some ethical issues that may arise in developing and using scales. These include considerations of informed consent in recruiting participants, testing vulnerable groups, confidentiality, and the duty to warn.

Keywords:   ethics, consent, vulnerable groups, confidentiality

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