Fifty years later: the significance of the Nuremberg Code.

  title={Fifty years later: the significance of the Nuremberg Code.},
  author={Evelyne Shuster},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={337 20},
  • E. Shuster
  • Published 13 November 1997
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
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… 
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