Waiver of Informed Consent for Emergency Research
Jessica Wilen Berg
Case Western Reserve University - School of Law
Michigan State University College of Law Journal of Medicine and Law, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1997
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.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 29
Keywords: informed consent, individual autonomy, human experimentation, Nuremberg Code, Institutional Review Board
JEL Classification: K10, K23, K32Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: April 16, 2008
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