Biomedical research involving human subjects has traditionally been treated as a unique endeavor, presenting special risks and demanding special protections. But in several ways, the regulatory scheme governing human subjects research is counter-intuitively less protective than the labor and employment laws applicable to many workers.
Holly Fernandez Lynch,
Human Research Subjects As Human Research Workers,
Yale J. Health Pol'y L. & Ethics
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