Palaniappan Muthappan

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BACKGROUND There is widespread disagreement about the type of consent needed for research with stored biological samples. Many believe consent for each future use is required to respect individuals. Others worry this approach may block important research. METHODS We analyzed 1670 consent forms signed by research participants at the Warren G. Magnuson(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)
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