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It's not just what you say, it's also how you say it: opening the 'black box' of informed consent appointments in randomised controlled trials.

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Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) represent the gold standard methodology for determining effectiveness of healthcare interventions. Poor recruitment to RCTs can threaten external validity and waste resources. An inherent tension exists between safeguarding informed decision-making by participants and maximising numbers enrolled. This study investigated what occurs during informed consent appointments in an ongoing multi-centre RCT in the UK. Objectives were to investigate: 1] how study sta...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Social science and medicine (1982)
Volume:
68
Issue:
11
Pages:
2018-2028
Publication date:
2009-06-05
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EISSN:
1873-5347
ISSN:
0277-9536
URN:
uuid:779eb99a-4de2-4556-9805-89a56b92c94b
Source identifiers:
120683
Local pid:
pubs:120683

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