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Consent Process for Medical Research Conflicts with Standard UK Practice

(Medical Xpress) – A major investigation into the views of volunteers on the consent process for medical research has been found to conflict with the standard practice required for consent in the UK. In the project led by the University of Exeter, sociologist Professor Susan Kelly has found that trust and personal relationships appear to play an important role in shaping people’s willingness to consent to research.

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