Shorter patient consent forms, video formats improve comprehension

Posted by on June 6, 2016 3:13 pm
Categories: health

To improve patient consent form comprehension, researchers have developed approaches to simplify the process by focusing on the information that patients need most when deciding whether to enroll in a trial. They let potential trial participants determine what information is most relevant and then created written and video versions of a shortened consent form focused on that information.

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