TITLE

The evolution of standards for experimental treatment or research

AUTHOR(S)
Slovenko, Ralph
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Psychiatry & Law;Spring2005, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p129
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the historical evolution of standards for experimental treatment or research involving human subjects. Key reason for the creation of standards; Debates on the universal standards for justifying human experiments at the Nuremberg tribunal; Basis of the U.S. Supreme Court in supporting eugenics; Legal basis of Nazi Germany in carrying out eugenic experiments; Origin of the doctrine of informed consent.
ACCESSION #
17611440

 

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