AHRP Files Federal Complaint Re: Non-Consensual “Blood Substitute” Experiment on Trauma Patients

This controversial, commercial experiment is being conducted without informed consent in trauma patients who require blood to survive.  PolyHeme is being tested in patients in ambulances and at hospital emergency facilities where these trauma patients are denied life-saving real blood. 
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Despite Undisclosed Deaths, 10 Heart Attacks FDA Allows Blood Substitute Experiment With No Conset

The Wall Street Journal reports: “The FDA is allowing Northfield [Laboratories, Inc] to test its blood substitute without the consent of the trauma patients, who often are unconscious.”
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The Prison as Laboratory_2002

"The voluntary consent of the human subject is absolutely essential," reads the Nuremberg Code of 1947, which was drafted in direct response to the sheer barbarity of Nazi-era medical experiments on Jews and other captive groups. Continue reading →