Simplify IC form is first idea -- here are other strategies to follow

December 2008
Clinical Trials Administrator;Dec2008, Vol. 6 Issue 12, p139
The article recommends strategies for improving both the process and informed consent (IC) form. According to Stewart A. Laidlaw of the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, the consenting process itself is a dialogue between the investigator and the potential subjects. It is noted that if the form is simplified and readable, then it could serve its purpose.


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