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Child assent

Kimberly, M. B., Hoehn, K. S., Feudtner, C., Nelson, R. M., & Schreiner, M. (2006). Variation in standards of research compensation and child assent practices: a comparison of 69 institutional review board–approved informed permission and assent forms for 3 multicenter pediatric clinical trials. Pediatrics, 117(5), 1706-1711.
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Miller, V. A., Reynolds, W. W., & Nelson, R. M. (2008). Parent–Child Roles in Decision Making About Medical Research. Ethics & Behavior, 18(2-3), 161-181.
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O’Lonergan, T. A., & Forster-Harwood, J. E. (2011). Novel approach to parental permission and child assent for research: Improving comprehension. Pediatrics, 127(5), 917-924.
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Wolthers, O. D. (2006). A questionnaire on factors influencing children’s assent and dissent to non-therapeutic research. Journal of medical ethics, 32(5), 292-297.
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