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  • Informed consent: Beyond forms and signatures

    Informed Consent (Word cloud generated using text from the Nuremberg Code of medical ethics (1949) )

    'Informed consent' is the process which ensures that human participants in a research study are given comprehensive information about the study, which allows them to make a conscious decision on whether or not to be part of it. However, theory does not always translate into practice, and in a country as vast and diverse as India, implementing true informed consent sometimes becomes a challenging task, as is examined in this next article in our series on research ethics.

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