Nuremberg Code


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An international code of research ethics developed during the trials of Nazi war criminals after World War II and widely adopted as a standard during the 1950s and 1960s for protecting human subjects involved in clinical trials and research

Nuremberg Code

(nŭr′ĕm-bĕrg)
A set of principles established after World War II to protect the rights of research participants (subjects).

Nuremberg,

city in Germany in which code was established following World War II.
Nuremberg Code - protects the rights of individuals who participate in medical research.
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US medical researchers, the Nuremberg Doctors Trial, and the Nuremberg Code.
59) National Institute of Health, Regulations and Ethical Guidelines, Nuremberg Code, http://ohsr.
233) They not only immediately informed the task force that it had not been authorized "to suggest that [the] experiments may have been in violation of the Nuremberg Code," (234) but they also immediately sent apologies to each researcher who had received the letter.
See Nuremberg Code, reprinted in THE NAZI DOCTORS AND THE NUREMBERG CODE 2, (George J.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Online Exhibitions: Nuremberg Code excerpt.
If, as I have attempted to demonstrate, cloning produces a human being, and cloning research kills that human being, and such killing is prohibited by the Nuremberg Code, how is it possible that members of both houses of Congress could have seriously considered enacting bills which would permit such research?
In the Nuremberg Code is the first use of the term "informed consent.
The point of the Nuremberg Code and the Pentagon rules based on it was precisely that a desire for greater knowledge could not simply trump the subject's rights.
To ensure this would never happen again, the Nuremberg code was written.
38) The following two parts take up two international human rights instruments, the Nuremberg Code and the Helsinki Accord, respectively, and apply their standards to cases of involuntary "medical" intervention.
In particular, given the close proximity in time to the Holocausts themselves, we can rightly wonder how the Massachusetts radiation/nutrition experiments on children could have occurred in America itself in the period immediately following World War II and the issuance of the Nuremberg Code.