ERIC Number: EJ592401
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Informed Consent in School Health Research: Why, How, and Making It Easy.
Ross, James G.; Sundberg, Elizabeth C.; Flint, Katherine H.
Journal of School Health, v69 n5 p171-76 May 1999
Obligation to obtain informed consent for student participation in health-related research creates complex legal, ethical, and administrative responsibilities. This paper traces the historical impetus behind informed consent, identifies key elements comprising informed consent, reviews types of consent procedures used in schools, and suggests ways to boost response rates while providing realistic levels of informed consent for school-based studies. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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