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Name: Dimensions of critical care nursing : DCCN
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Patients in 'parent' cooperative study projects are interviewed about their experiences in the informed consent process.
Informed consent given by someone other than the patient or research subject.
Informed consent given by a parent on behalf of a minor or otherwise incompetent child.
Groups of persons whose range of options is severely limited, who are frequently subjected to COERCION in their DECISION MAKING, or who may be compromised in their ability to give INFORMED CONSENT.
Voluntary authorization, by a patient or research subject, with full comprehension of the risks involved, for diagnostic or investigative procedures, and for medical and surgical treatment.
Voluntary authorization by a person not of usual legal age for diagnostic or investigative procedures, or for medical and surgical treatment. (from English A, Shaw FE, McCauley MM, Fishbein DB Pediatrics 121:Suppl Jan 2008 pp S85-7).