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Unformatted text preview: informed consent requirement Informed consent revolution because of the series of scandals. Thalidomide—developed by a German compound, making chemicals, tinkering around with them, a mild sedative effect, couldn’t overdose on this stuff. Pharmcetuical stuff – “pills for everything” Promotoed it as a very safe drug – found to effective in treating morning sickness Morning sickness – during pregancy --- holy shit!! The baby, morning sickness to get toxics out of your body so to not harm the baby, better make sure the drug doesn’t pass the placenta Thamolide caused severe birth defects The drug company knew about it and tried to suppress it. Doctors giving experimental samples of Thalidomide without telling them to patients. 1972 – medicine looked nazi Rights and wrong of psychosurgery and electrical control of the brain....
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- Spring '09
- Morning sickness, brain control, sickness Morning sickness, senate hearings Delgado, requirement Informed consent