Science and Engineering Ethics

, Volume 19, Issue 3, pp 673–675

Uninformed Consent: An Offshoot of Illiteracy and Ignorance

  • Ritesh G. Menezes
  • Sadip Pant
  • Bhuchitra Singh Bankura
  • Jagadish Rao Padubidri
  • M. Arun
Letter
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ritesh G. Menezes
    • 1
  • Sadip Pant
    • 2
  • Bhuchitra Singh Bankura
    • 3
  • Jagadish Rao Padubidri
    • 4
  • M. Arun
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Forensic MedicineSrinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research CentreMangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA
  3. 3.Kasturba Medical CollegeMangaloreIndia
  4. 4.Department of Forensic MedicineKasturba Medical College (Affiliated to Manipal University)MangaloreIndia
  5. 5.Department of Forensic MedicineJ.S.S. Medical College (A Constituent College of J.S.S. University)MysoreIndia

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