Heidi P Forster

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At a time when there was great attention and intense public controversy surrounding clinical (especially multinational) research, the 52nd general assembly of the World Medical Association (WMA) adopted the 5th revision of the Declaration of Helsinki (in October, 2000)-available at www.wma.net. These revisions are the most substantial adaptations since(More)
OBJECTIVE This study assessed how many adults completed a research advance directive and the preferences indicated on the completed forms. METHOD The authors analyzed all 2,371 adults admitted as inpatients to the NIH Clinical Center from March 14 to Sept. 13, 2000. RESULTS Overall, 11% of adult inpatients completed a research advance directive. Of(More)
Controversy exists regarding an ethical requirement to make products proven effective in research available after the trial. Little is known about the views of several stakeholders. Phone or self-administered questionnaires were completed by 65 IRB/REC chairs, 117 investigators, and 500 research participants in a multinational HIV trial to assess their(More)
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