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American Journal of Bioethics.

Informed Consent: A Matter of Aspiration Since 1966 (At Least)

In their target article, Beskow and Weinfurt investigate a lack of understanding by research participants about central concepts in biobanking and disagreement among experts about what this lack of understanding means for informed consent.

Beskow and Weinfurt designed and carried out “a national online survey in which participants were randomized to receive either the simplified or traditional consent form … After reading the form, participants completed the comprehension quiz. For each item answered incorrectly, they reviewed the corresponding consent form section and then answered another quiz item on that topic”.

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Volume 19, Issue 5
May 2019

Editorial.

Why I Support Medicaid Expansion Office of the Governor of Kansas, Laura Kelly
Informed Consent: A Matter of Aspiration Since 1966 (At Least) Sarah Wieten, Jacob Blythe & David Magnus