Do the Dead Have Interests? Policy Issues for Research After Life
American Journal of Law and Medicine. 1998; 24(2-3): 261-291.
The importance of establishing rights in a dead body has been, and will continue to be, magnified by scientific advancements. The recent explosion of research and information concerning biotechnology has created a market place in which human tissues are routinely sold to and by scientists, physicians and others. The human body is a valuable resource.
American Indians; Attitudes; Attitudes to Death; Autopsies; Atomic Energy; Biomedical Research; Biotechnology; Body Parts and Fluids; Cadavers; Case Studies; Commodification; Consent; Death; Education; Family Members; Famous Persons; Federal Government; Forensic Medicine; Genetic Research; Genetics; Government; Historical Aspects; Human Body; Informed Consent; Investigators; Legal Aspects; Life; Medicine; Minority Groups; Misconduct; Occupational Exposure; Organ Donation; Physicians; Property Rights; Psychological Stress; Property; Radiation; Refusal to Participate; Religion; Research; Rights; Science; Scientific Misconduct; State Government; Third Party Consent; Tissue Banks; Tissue Donation; Utilitarianism; Values;
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