Jay Katz, “Ethics and Clinical Research Revisited: A Tribute to Henry K. Beecher,” Hastings Center Report 23, no. 5 (1993): 31–39.
“Ethics and Clinical Research” Revisited: A Tribute to Henry K. Beecher
Article first published online: 23 MAR 2012
1993 The Hastings Center
Hastings Center Report
Volume 23, Issue 5, pages 31–39, September-October 1993
How to Cite
Katz, J. (1993), “Ethics and Clinical Research” Revisited: A Tribute to Henry K. Beecher. Hastings Center Report, 23: 31–39. doi: 10.2307/3562065
- Issue published online: 23 MAR 2012
- Article first published online: 23 MAR 2012
The doctrine of informed consent, borrowed from the law of torts, cannot be readily transplanted into therapeutic settings. The broader, as yet unrealized, idea of informed consent, which suggests that parties must make decisions jointly, should guide interactions between physicians and patients or investigators and subjects.