TITLE

Be cautious when asking guardians to sign IC forms

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Clinical Trials Administrator;Nov2011, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p129
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the degree of caution that needs to be exerted by research sites working with children when asking guardians to sign informed consent (IC) forms, particularly the relationship line. Eunice Newbert, manager of education and the quality improvement program at Children's Hospital Boston in Massachusetts, stresses the need for clinical staff and investigators to ensure that IC forms have been filled and dated correctly. Also provided are examples of problems arising from a relationship line left blank or incorrectly filled out.
ACCESSION #
67247810

 

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