The Abuse of Man

The Abuse of Man

An Illustrated History of Dubious Medical Experimentation

Book - 2003
Rate this:
Wolfgang Weyers, a physician himself, records the history of unethical experiments on humans, from the first intentional inoculation of a patient with syphilis and gonorrhea in England of the late 18th century through the infamous Tuskegee Study about which revelations resulted in the establishment of modern guidelines for research involving human subjects in the United States to the exploitation of orphans and prisoners as human guinea pigs in studies undertaken by dermatologists at the University of Pennsylvania on behalf of the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry and that, in the process, become an industry itself. The scope of Weyers' erudition includes the East, as well as the West, and spares none of import who engaged in these unconscionable practices. Dubious medical experiments on humans continue to be carried out.
Publisher: New York : Ardor Scribendi, 2003.
ISBN: 9781893357211
189335721X
Branch Call Number: 616.027 WEY
Characteristics: xx, 755 p. :,ill., ports. ;,24 cm.
Alternative Title: Dubious medical experimentation

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at My Library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top