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Valid informed consent in research: An introduction

Hardicre, J 2014, 'Valid informed consent in research: An introduction' , British Journal of Nursing, 23 (11) , pp. 564-567.

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The process of informed consent is at the very heart of ethical research practice and underpins the design and management of research and clinical trials. Informed consent is essential to protect the rights and safety of patients in research and is the major consideration when ethical and institutional approvals are granted prior to studies being undertaken. This paper discussed valid, informed consent for research and how this can be achieved in practice.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Informed consent, NHS research, Clinical research, Research nurse
Themes: Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences Research
Schools > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: British Journal of Nursing
Publisher: Mark Allen Healthcare
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0966-0461
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Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: J Hardicre
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2014 16:54
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2015 23:42
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