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Child assent to clinical research participation: how to determine a child's ability to assent

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Assent, currently defined as “a child’s affirmative agreement”, is a way in which some children are included in the decision-making process regarding their participation in clinical research. Current guidelines for paediatric research do not provide clear directions for how assent should be handled, resulting in confusion among researchers. The goal of this research project was two-fold: to examine the ethical arguments for assent with a view to developing concrete moral justification for ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Oxford Vaccine Group
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Paediatrics,Department of

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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:c0de25b2-12ca-46a6-8442-7b1eaf559389
Local pid:
ora:7299

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