• IRB: ETHICS & HUMAN RESEARCH

Ideal Ethical Standards for Contraceptive Use

A letter to the editor from Françoise Baylis and Chris Kaposy concerning the recent commentary by Toby Schonfeld and colleagues (“Ideal vs. Real: Revisiting Contraceptive Guidelines,” Nov-Dec 2010), which was written in response to Baylis and Kaposy’s article (“Ethical, Evidence-Based Guidelines for Contraceptive Use in Research,” Sept-Oct 2010).

Key words/concepts: human subjects research, women research participants, contraceptive requirement in research, pregnant women in research, fetuses in research, fetal protection

“Ideal Ethical Standards for Contraceptive Use in Research,” IRB: Ethics & Human Research 33, no. 2 (2011): 19-20.