Physicians, finder's fees and free, informed consent

Flegel, Kenneth M.
November 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 10, p1373
Academic Journal
Editorial. Considers the question of how ethical it is for physicians to accept payment for getting a patient from their practice enrolled in a clinical research study. The payment of a `finder's fee' being in question; The problems this creates for finding research subjects; The ensurance that patients are enrolled in trials in an ethical manner.


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