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Tool kit - 5) Informed consent


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McCormack DJ, Gulati A, Mangwani J. Informed consent: a global perspective. Bone Joint J 2018;100-B(6):687–692.

Merz JF. The Nuremberg Code and Informed Consent for Research. JAMA. 2018; 319(1):85-86.

Moreno JD, Schmidt U, Joffe S. The Nuremberg Code and Informed Consent for Research-Reply. JAMA. 2018;319(1):86.

Osuji PI. Relational autonomy in informed consent (RAIC) as an ethics of care approach to the concept of informed consent. Med Health Care Philos. 2018; 21(1):101-111.


Bossert S, Kahrass H, Heinemeyer U, Prokein J, Strech D. Participatory improvement of a template for informed consent documents in biobank research - study results and methodological reflections. BMC Med Ethics. 2017;18(1):78.

Dal-Ré R, Carcas AJ, Carné X, Wendler D. Patients' beliefs regarding informed consent for low-risk pragmatic trials. BMC Med Res Methodol. 2017;17(1):145.

Kane EI 3rd, Gallo JJ. Perspectives of IRB Chairs on the Informed Consent Process. AJOB Empir Bioeth. 2017;8(2): 137–143.

Fawcett J, AbuFannouneh AM. Thoughts About Population Health Nursing Research Methods: Questions About Participants and Informed Consent. Nurs Sci Q.. 2017;30(4):353-355.

Kalkman S, Kim SYH, van Thiel GJMW, Grobbee DE, van Delden JJM. Ethics of Informed Consent for Pragmatic Trials with New Interventions. Value Health. 2017;20(7):902-908.

Kraft SA , Constantine M, Magnus D, Porter KM, Lee SS, Green M, et al. A randomized study of multimedia informational aids for research on medical practices: Implications for informed consent. Clin Trials. 2017; 14(1):94-102.

Patryn R, Sak J. Analysis of the concept of informed consent concerning the use of genetic material according to the European Convention on Bioethics and in other solutions - Propositions for broad consent for future genetic research from the point of view of the activity of the Biobank. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2017; 24(3):383-386.


Anderson AJ, Cummings BJ. Achieving Informed Consent for Cellular Therapies: A Preclinical Translational Research Perspective on Regulations versus a Dose of Reality. J Law Med Ethics. 2016;44(3):394-401.

Bester J, Cole CM, Kodish E. The Limits of Informed Consent for an Overwhelmed Patient: Clinicians' Role in Protecting Patients and Preventing Overwhelm. AMA J Ethics. 2016;18(9):869-886.

Niemiec E, Borry P, Pinxten W, Howard HC. Content Analysis of Informed Consent for Whole Genome Sequencing Offered by Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Companies. Hum Mutat. 2016; 37(12):1248-1256.


Grady C. Enduring and emerging challenges of informed consent. N Eng J Med 2015;372:855-862.

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