Cartoon by Don Mayne www.researchcartoons.com
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Who doesn’t appreciate the haphazard precision and timing of a good Goldberg Machine? Of course the reality of the research ethics review of clinical trials, as well as other reviews, don’t quite proceed with the same kind of predetermined end-point. Indeed, some would observe this is one of the strengths of the research ethics review process.