Letters Declaration of Helsinki


BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39360.415833.BE (Published 11 October 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:736
  1. John H Noble Jr, retired
  1. Georgetown, TX 78633, USA
  1. jhnoble{at}verizon.net

    Servicing the overarching interests of the drug and medical device industry, the United States has apparently successfully intervened in the past (and still tries) with provisions that weaken the protection of human subjects, taking the document farther and farther from the principles and intent of the Nuremberg Code. The World Medical Association, it appears, has been party to medical malpractice in its most wanton manifestation. Fortunately, unlike the Nuremberg Code, …

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