Impact of informed consent requirements on cardiac arrest research in the United States: exception from consent or from research?

@article{Nichol2004ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of informed consent requirements on cardiac arrest research in the United States: exception from consent or from research?},
  author={Graham Nichol and Ella Huszti and J Rokosh and Andrea C Dumbrell and John R. McGowan and Lance B. Becker},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={2004},
  volume={62 1},
  pages={3-23}
}
INTRODUCTION Research in patients with life-threatening illness such as cardiac arrest is challenging since they can not consent. The Food and Drug Administration addressed research under emergency conditions by publishing new criteria for exception from informed consent in 1996. We systematically reviewed randomized trials over a 10-year period to assess the impact of these regulations. METHODS Case-control study of published trials for cardiac arrest (cases) and atrial fibrillation… CONTINUE READING