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Observations Ethics Man

What to tell junior doctors about ethics

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 12 May 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c2489

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Re: Re: The payment of drug addicts to enforce sterilization

I suggest you have a look at
for a very through look at the legality of this topics.

Offer of financial inducement to vulnerable group - invalid consent -
as battery.

They key rests upon what level of inducement to what groups is
required in
order for consent to become invalid. My paper argues that in this case, it
clearly invalid.

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Competing interests: No competing interests

14 June 2010
Matthew Morgan