Moving innovation to practice A committee opinion

This document discusses ethical considerations in the adoption of new technologies and treatments into clinical practice.


Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Volume 104, Issue 1, Pages 39-42


The introduction of new strategies, tests and procedures into clinical practice raises challenging ethical issues involving evaluation of evidence, balancing benefits and harms, supporting patient autonomy, avoiding conflict of interest, and promoting advances in health care. The purpose of this document is to assist reproductive health practitioners as they introduce new interventions into the clinical care that they provide to patients.

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