Achieving Online Consent to Participation in Large-Scale Gene-Environment Studies: A Tangible Destination
Journal of medical ethics 2011 Aug; 37(8): 487-92
Population based genetics studies are dependent on large numbers of individuals in the pursuit of small effect sizes. Recruiting and consenting a large number of participants is both costly and time consuming. We explored whether an online consent process for large-scale genetics studies is acceptable for prospective participants using an example online genetics study.
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