Informed Consent: A Necessity for Human Research
Lough, Joseph W.H.
Journal of Biolaw and Business 2002; 5(3): 48-49
As flaws in the informed consent process have come to light, rising research costs and heightened competition have exposed informed consent to increasing scrutiny as a possible source for industry savings. However, we believe that the informed consent process needs to be refined and strengthened, not weakened or abandoned. This article describes why protecting human research participants through informed consent is necessary for institutions that conduct human research.
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