SEVENTY Years Later: The Significance of the Nuremberg Code in the covid age

The Nuremberg Code. Lest We Forget? Or have We Forgotten? We Would Suggest the Latter…

PARADIGM SHYFT

The Nuremberg Code of Ethics: Stopping Cruel Experimentation | Shortform Books

The Nuremberg Code

1.The voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential.

This means that the person involved should have legal capacity to give consent; should be so situated as to be able to exercise free power of choice, without the intervention of any element of force, fraud, deceit, duress, overreaching, or other ulterior form of constraint or coercion; and should have sufficient knowledge and comprehension of the elements of the subject matter involved as to enable him to make an understanding and enlightened decision.

2.2 The Nuremberg Code 1947

This latter element requires that before the acceptance of an affirmative decision by the experimental subject there should be made known to him the nature, duration, and purpose of the experiment; the method and means by which it is to be conducted; all inconveniences and hazards reasonably to be expected; and the effects upon his health or person which may possibly come from his…

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