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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-05-22T18:49:10-0400
This study evaluates the effectiveness of a patient-centered short written informed consent form and a patient-centered short video informed consent in a randomized controlled trial (contr...
The purpose of this study is to test an interactive multimedia informed consent (iMIC) computer program to see if the program can generate a consent form that potential participants in an ...
This is a randomized controlled pilot study to assess the microbiological and clinical impacts of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) in patients with obesity. The investigators will pr...
The aim of this study is to evaluate the comprehension of the Informed consent with the Standard Verbal Communication (SVC) versus Portable Video Media (PVM).
This study is a non-interventional, multicentre, prospective, observational study to be conducted at 50 sites in India. The study targets to enrol 2000 patients with 40 patients per site. ...
Active (Opt-In) Consent Underestimates Mean BMI-z and the Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity Compared to Passive (Opt-Out) Consent. Evidence from the Healthy Together Victoria and Childhood Obesity Study.
Tracking population trends in childhood obesity and identifying target areas for prevention requires accurate prevalence data. This study quantified the magnitude of non-participation bias for mean Bo...
Must we obtain a patient's consent before posthumously removing her organs? According to the consent requirement, in order to permissibly remove organs from a deceased person, it is necessary that her...
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Informed consent is gaining an ever-important place in modern medicine. The practice of patient-centered medicine along with evidence-based medicine requires a balance between the patient's wishes and...
Clinical research is predicated ethically on the authentic voluntarism of individuals who choose to enroll in human studies. Existing literature has focused on aspects of informed consent for clinical...
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.
A condition of having excess fat in the abdomen. Abdominal obesity is typically defined as waist circumferences of 40 inches or more in men and 35 inches or more in women. Abdominal obesity raises the risk of developing disorders, such as diabetes, hypertension and METABOLIC SYNDROME X.
An institutional policy of granting authority to health personnel to perform procedures on patients or to remove organs from cadavers for transplantation unless an objection is registered by family members or by the patient prior to death. This also includes emergency care of minors without prior parental consent.
The condition of weighing two, three, or more times the ideal weight, so called because it is associated with many serious and life-threatening disorders. In the BODY MASS INDEX, morbid obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 40.0 kg/m2.