Should there be an accredited ethics committee system for centralised review of multicentre clinical research?

Med J Aust. 1998 Feb 16;168(4):174-6.


Australia's current decentralised system of institutional ethics committees has disadvantages for multicentre trials and for private clinicians who wish to undertake research. This article proposes a potential remedy for this situation.

MeSH terms

  • Accreditation*
  • Australia
  • Documentation
  • Ethics Committees / organization & administration*
  • Ethics Committees / standards
  • Liability, Legal
  • Multicenter Studies as Topic / standards*
  • Research / standards*