Biothics, confflics of interest, the limits of transpare

Lynn A. Jansen, Daniel P. Sulmasy

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The movement in bioethics toward disclosure of financial conflicts of interest is well and good, most of the time. But in some cases, disclosure is not only unnecessary but destructive. When bioethicists advance arguments whose premises and logical moves are open to scrutiny, disclosure-far from clearing the air of bias-introduces bias.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)40-43
Number of pages4
JournalHastings Center Report
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 2003
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects
  • Philosophy
  • Health Policy


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