Volume 7 Supplement 1

Ethics and communication in human biomonitoring: European perspectives

Reviews and Research

Edited by Lisbeth E Knudsen, Franco Domenico Merlo and Ann Dyreborg Larsen

Ethics and communication in human biomonitoring in Europe: results from preparation of pilot studies.

Copenhagen, Denmark

11-13 March 2007

  1. Review

    Conceptual framework for a Danish human biomonitoring program

    The aim of this paper is to present the conceptual framework for a Danish human biomonitoring (HBM) program. The EU and national science-policy interface, that is fundamental for a realization of the national ...

    Marianne Thomsen, Lisbeth E Knudsen, Katrin Vorkamp, Marie Frederiksen, Hanne Bach, Eva Cecilie Bonefeld-Jorgensen, Suresch Rastogi, Patrik Fauser, Teddy Krongaard and Peter Borgen Sorensen

    Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 1):S3

    Published on: 5 June 2008

  2. Review

    Bioethical committees and data protection issues in Poland

    In Poland there are only Regional Bioethical Committees. Unlike most EU countries Poland has no coordinating centre on bioethics for human research. However, the Ministry of Health and Welfare has established ...

    Danuta Ligocka

    Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 1):S4

    Published on: 5 June 2008

  3. Research

    Ethics issues experienced in HBM within Portuguese health surveillance and research projects

    In keeping with the fundamental practice of transparency in the discussion and resolution of ethics conflicts raised by research, a summary of ethics issues raised during Portuguese biomonitoring in health sur...

    M Fátima Reis, Susana Segurado, Ana Brantes, Helena Teresinha Simões, J Maurício Melim, V Geraldes and J Pereira Miguel

    Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 1):S5

    Published on: 5 June 2008

  4. Commentary

    Applying bioethical principles to human biomonitoring

    Bioethical principles are widely used as a normative framework in areas of human research and medical care. In recent years there has been increasing formalization of their use in public health decisions. The ...

    Myron Harrison

    Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 1):S8

    Published on: 5 June 2008

  5. Review

    Scientific integrity: critical issues in environmental health research

    Environmental health research is a relatively new scientific area with much interdisciplinary collaboration. Regardless of which human population is included in field studies (e.g., general population, working...

    Domenico Franco Merlo, Kirsi Vahakangas and Lisbeth E Knudsen

    Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 1):S9

    Published on: 5 June 2008

  6. Commentary

    A proposed framework for the interpretation of biomonitoring data

    Biomonitoring, the determination of chemical substances in human body fluids or tissues, is more and more frequently applied. At the same time detection limits are decreasing steadily. As a consequence, many d...

    Peter J Boogaard and Chris D Money

    Environmental Health 2008 7(Suppl 1):S12

    Published on: 5 June 2008