Emaad Mir - "Flowers for Algernon" & the Nuremberg Code 4-6.pdf

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“Flowers for Algernon” & the Nuremberg Code Read the ten points of theNuremberg code carefully. Then, decide whether or not each point was met in the fictitious case of Charlie Gordon. Each item number below corresponds with the same number of the Nuremberg code. Cite evidence from the story in each answer. 1.Point 4 states that the experiment must be set up in a way that voidsunnecessary physical and mental sufferingandinjury. Was this done in Charlie's case? Why are why not?
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2.Point 5 states that the experiment should NOT
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Unformatted text preview:be conducted when there is reason to believe in risk of death or serious injury . Do you believe that the scientist had reason to believe thatdeath or Serious injury might occur in this case? Explain your answer. The scientists likely knew that there were some risks to the surgery, but it did not look like that they really talked about it much. Though Charlie becomes moreintelligent, he eventually starts regressing, and the scientists did not seem to do anything about it. 3. Point 6 states that the risk should never exceed human benefit. Does this standard hold up to Charlie's case? Explain Yes, this standard does hold up to Charlie's case. Dr. Nemur and Dr. Strauss were relatively qualified for the operation as both had probably gone through years of experience to be able to perform medical experiments like this.