1 Retraction Note to: J Value Inquiry (2003) 37:195–203 DOI 10.1023/A:1025328510953

This article has been retracted by the author as it was a duplication of the article "Surgical Research and the Ethics of Being First" by Isenberg JS which was published in the “Journal of the Philosophy of Surgery and Medicine” 2002; 1: 45–54.