TITLE

Getting consent for autopsies: who should ask what, and why?

AUTHOR(S)
Sayers, Gwen M; Mair, James
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/1/2001, Vol. 323 Issue 7311, p521
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses autopsies and obtaining consent from relatives to perform an autopsy. Details of consent forms for autopsies; Opinion that the forms lack compassion for the loved ones of the deceased; Suggestion that the consent process should be divided up so that specific organs will be requested only if they are considered to have teaching or research value.
ACCESSION #
5090594

 

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