Title

Waiver of Informed Consent for Emergency Research

Abstract

Informed consent is both a legal and ethical doctrine. As an ethical doctrine, informed consent is based upon western notions of privacy and autonomy. Individuals are thought to have an interest both in freedom from governmental interference in their lives and in freedom from bodily intrusion.

Keywords

informed consent, individual autonomy, human experimentation, Nuremberg Code, Institutional Review Board

Publication Date

1997

Document Type

Article

Place of Original Publication

Journal of Medicine and Law

Publication Information

1 Journal of Medicine and Law 1 (1997)

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