TITLE

When is an inducement 'undue'? Is a payment ever coercive?

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Clinical Trials Administrator;Sep2008, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p103
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explains the reasons why payments to research participants are a significant issue to clinical research professionals. According to Neal Dickert, a resident at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, paying people too much money might invalidate their ability to give informed consent. He also argues that payments for research participation discourage potential participants from thinking carefully about the risks and benefits.
ACCESSION #
34528093

 

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