Informed Consent Template by Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review. A Good Alternate?

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PTB Reports,2018,4,1,xx-xx.
Published:May 2018
Type:Editorial

Informed Consent Template by Strategic Initiative for Developing Capacity in Ethical Review. A Good Alternate?

Krishnan Vengadaragava Chary*

Department of Pharmacology, Saveetha Medical College, Chennai 602105, Tamil Nadu, INDIA.

Abstract:

Obtaining informed consent from (ICF) the participants of a clinical trial, bioavailability and bioequivalence studies, and investigator initiated research consists of two documents; participants’ information sheet and informed consent form. Informed consent is also a mandate for epidemiological and observational studies. It ensure participants autonomy to enroll them in trials and also legally valid for their post trial access and compensation. As a dictum, it should be in English and vernacular language signed by study subjects or their legally accepted representative (LAR).1There are valid differences in opinion about amount of information that should be in given consent form. Participant information sheet in too much number of pages is often perceived tedious by the subjects and it is more complex when it comes to countries like India where there is diversity in language; Read More ....

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