Cartoon by Don Mayne www.researchcartoons.com
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Most of us know that following regulations for human research ethics are a great way of protecting the interests of participants and also follow the dictates of good practice. As this Don Mayne cartoon shows, it can be taken to silly extremes. While this cartoon is worth a chuckle, we have seen behaviour that is not too dissimilar.