Ethical Research Involving Children

Children’s views on their involvement in clinical research.

Chappuy, H., Doz, F., Blanche, S., Gentet, J.-C., & Tréluyer, J.-M. (2008). Children’s views on their involvement in clinical research. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 50(5), pp. 1043-1046.

Summary of article abstract: This study conducted empirical research with children involved in clinical trials for cancer or HIV. It sought to explore the level of children’s understandings of the informed consent process. It was found that children did not fully understand all of the aspects included in the informed consent forms used, although understandings varied by the age of the participants and the timing of the informed consent process. For more details on this article please seek access via the Publisher’s Link below.

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