Informed consent of very sick subjects in Nigeria.

  • Gambo Aliyu
  • Published 2011 in Accountability in research


This article highlights a number of ethical challenges I face in obtaining informed consent from very sick subjects with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). Some of the subjects with TB have an associated human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. From my experience in administering informed consent and health surveys, I found the subjects to be… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/08989621.2011.584766