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Improving Informed Consent: The Medium Is Not the Message
Center for Bioethics Papers
  • Patricia Agre, University of Pennsylvania
  • Frances A Campbell, University of Pennsylvania
  • Barbara D Goldman, University of Pennsylvania
  • Nancy Kass, University of Pennsylvania
  • Maria L Boccia, University of Pennsylvania
  • Laurence B McCullough, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jon F Merz, University of Pennsylvania
  • Suzanne M Miller, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jim Mintz, University of Pennsylvania
  • Bruce Rapkin, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jeremy Sugarman, University of Pennsylvania
  • James Sorenson, University of Pennsylvania
  • Donna Wirshing, University of Pennsylvania
Document Type
Journal Article
Date of this Version
9-1-2003
Abstract

An important type of research on informed consent involves empirically testing interventions designed to improve the consent process. Here we report on the experience of eight teams that conducted research involving interventions designed primarily to impact one of three categories: decision-making, knowledge, and the therapeutic misconception.

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© The Hastings Center. Reprinted by Permission. This article originally appeared in IRB: Ethics and Human Research Special Supplement, Volume 25, Issue 5, September 2003, pages S11-S19.
Publisher URL: http://www.thehastingscenter.org/publications/irb/irb.asp
Citation Information
Patricia Agre, Frances A Campbell, Barbara D Goldman, Nancy Kass, et al.. "Improving Informed Consent: The Medium Is Not the Message" (2003)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jon_merz/11/