Research Involving the Newly Dead: An Institutional Response
DeVita, Michael A.
Critical Care Medicine 2003; 31(Supplement 5): S385-S390
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Wicclair, Mark R.; DeVita, Michael (2004-06)Research involving the dead, especially heart-beating cadavers, may facilitate the testing of potentially revolutionary and life-saving medical treatments. However, to ensure that such research is conducted ethically, it ...
Wicclair, Mark R. (2002-12)This paper examines informed consent in relation to research involving the newly dead. Reasons are presented for facilitating advance decision making in relation to postmortem research, and it is argued that the informed ...