TITLE

Research Involving Cognitively Impaired Adults

AUTHOR(S)
Karlawish, Jason H.T.
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;4/3/2003, Vol. 348 Issue 14, p1389
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a framework for federal research regulations, state laws on proxy decision making, and institutional policies in the United States concerning research recruiting cognitively impaired adults. Issue of assessing the abilities of a subject to understand information about the study; Need for guidelines on who is legally authorized to provide informed consent on behalf of others; Topics of ethics, risk assessment, and potential benefits.
ACCESSION #
24930151

 

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