Consent: Practical Principles For Clinicians

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Obtaining proper patient consent in clinical care is vital in current times. The approach of 'doctor knows best' is now superseded by patient rights to make decisions. The approach of this book from ...
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Research Consent

Pp. 48-52 (5)

Jeffrey C. McILwain

Abstract

Following the Second World War, and uncovered atrocities, the Nuremburg Code for medical research was established. This then became the Declaration of Helsinki in 1964 which has eight specific topics detailing consent in research. It is important that any clinician engaging in medical research has access to and adheres to these international guidance topics.

Affiliation:

St. Helens&Knowsley Teaching Hospitals UK.