Informed consent, participation in, and withdrawal from a population based cohort study involving genetic analysis.

@article{Matsui2005InformedCP,
  title={Informed consent, participation in, and withdrawal from a population based cohort study involving genetic analysis.},
  author={Katsuyuki Matsui and Yoshikuni Kita and Hirotsugu Ueshima},
  journal={Journal of medical ethics},
  year={2005},
  volume={31 7},
  pages={385-92}
}
OBJECTIVE Population based cohort studies involving genetic research have been initiated in several countries. However, research published to date provides little information on the willingness of the general population to participate in such studies. Furthermore, there is a need to discover the optimal methods for acquiring fully informed consent from the general population. We therefore examined the results of a population based genetic cohort study to identify the factors affecting the… CONTINUE READING