Death and the Magic Machine: Informed Consent to the Artificial Heart
Annas, George J.
Western New England Law Review. 1987; 9(1): 89-112.
Artificial Organs; Attitudes; Case Studies; Communication; Consent; Death; Ethical Review; Forms; Government; Government Regulation; Hearts; Hospitals; Human Experimentation; Informed Consent; Institutional Policies; Life; Motivation; Nontherapeutic Research; Organ Transplantation; Physician Patient Relationship; Physicians; Professional Patient Relationship; Prognosis; Prolongation of Life; Quality of Life; Regulation; Research; Review; Terminally Ill; Therapeutic Research; Transplantation;
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Annas, George J. (1983-04)The consent form signed by artificial heart patient Barney Clark is analyzed and found to be poorly designed, incomplete, inconsistent, and confusing. Its most serious flaw is the absence of a designated proxy to act for ...