The difference between informed consent and informed decisions

August 2008
Clinical Trials Administrator;Aug2008, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p93
The article focuses presents a discussion by Linda Wolf at the 44th Annual Drug Information Association meeting in Boston, Massachusetts concerning informed consent. Wolf says informed consent is a process and part of what makes up the process is the ability to make informed decisions. She adds that informed consent is more than a signature. She suggests developing a guidance document for sites, based on the guidelines and the cultures being worked with.


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