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entrust

verb appoint, assign, assign the care of, charge with a duty, charge with a trust, commit, committere, concredere, consign, delegate, depute, devolve, elect, empower, give a mandate, give a reeponsibility to, invest empower, license, make someone guardian of, mandare, place in the protection of, put in charge, trust, turn over for safekeeping
Associated concepts: entrust goods, entrust personal property
Foreign phrases: Securius expediuntur negotia commissa pluribus, et plus vident oculi quam oculus.Matters which are entrusted to several persons are executed more surely, because eyes see more than an eye.
See also: appoint, assign, authorize, charge, confide, consign, delegate, deliver, deposit, descend, designate, detail, empower, endue, give, grant, instate, invest, leave, lend, let, permit, refer, relegate, rely, remand, trust, vest
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The partial and limited entrustment described in the law concerning bailment fits the situation of medical researchers.
The combination of authorization and vulnerability does not alone suffice to generate an entrustment obligation, however.
On our view, then, clinical researchers have limited entrustment responsibilities that emerge from three principal constitutive conditions: the permissions granted by subjects, their resulting vulnerability to researcher discretion, and this trio of generally applicable duties.
The answer to the first question fixes the scope of entrustment, while the answer to the second fixes the strength of the grounds for ascribing ancillary-care responsibilities.
Since medical researchers are not trustees, the entrustment responsibilities incumbent on them are limited in both scope and strength.
In a rough way, the initial scope of the entrustment involved in any given research project is set by the extent and nature of permissions that subjects grant researchers in the informed consent process: these are matters of public record and objective fact, not of psychology.
In the course of a trial, the scope of entrustment can be expanded if subjects implicitly grant and researchers implicitly accept additional permissions.
Consequently, even if we assume that a given sort of ancillary care falls within the scope of entrustment, whether there is a responsibility to provide it will depend on how strong the case is for offering it, judged on the basis of the researchers' duties of compassion, engagement, and gratitude.