TITLE

Keep informed consent interactive, avoid therapy misconception

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Clinical Trials Administrator;Mar2009, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents statements from Cindy Munro, a professor in adult health and nursing systems at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, about challenges being faced by clinical research centers working with hospitalized critically-ill adults in handling the informed consent process. According to her, this population has a cognitive status that can be impaired by disease and treatment while they are in the intensive care unit. She notes that memory of these patients is often less than perfect.
ACCESSION #
36793232

 

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