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Organ donation from prison

Elizabeth Magee and Michael H Levy
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (3): 156.
Published online: 5 February 2007

To the Editor: The National Health and Medical Research Council’s National statement on ethical conduct in research involving humans1 recognises that prisoners can participate in research, but categorises them as “persons in dependent or unequal relationships”. They have limited capacity to provide informed consent.

  • Elizabeth Magee
  • Michael H Levy

  • Justice Health, Sydney, NSW.


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