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dc.contributor.authorStead, Martineen_UK
dc.contributor.authorEadie, Douglasen_UK
dc.contributor.authorGordon, Daviden_UK
dc.contributor.authorAngus, Kathrynen_UK
dc.date.accessioned2015-02-10T12:25:38Z-
dc.date.available2015-02-10T12:25:38Zen_UK
dc.date.issued2005-11en_UK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/9487-
dc.description.abstractInformed consent may be seriously compromised if patients fail to understand the experimental nature of the trial in which they are participating. Using focus groups, the authors explored how prospective trial participants interpret and understand the science of clinical trials by using patient information sheets relative to their medical condition. An opportunity was provided to hear in the patients' own words how they interpret the information and why there is variable understanding. Respondents struggled to comprehend the meaning and purpose of concepts such as randomisation and double blinding, and found them threatening to their ideas of medical care. Suggestions are made about how to improve the national guidelines on written information for trial participants and pretesting of the information sheets is advocated.en_UK
dc.language.isoenen_UK
dc.publisherBMJ Publishing Group Ltd & Institute of Medical Ethicsen_UK
dc.relationStead M, Eadie D, Gordon D & Angus K (2005) "Hello, hello - It's English I speak!": A qualitative exploration of patients' understanding of the science of clinical trials. Journal of Medical Ethics, 31 (11), pp. 664-669. http://jme.bmj.com/content/31/11/664; https://doi.org/10.1136/jme.2004.011064en_UK
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dc.title"Hello, hello - It's English I speak!": A qualitative exploration of patients' understanding of the science of clinical trialsen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargodate2999-12-30en_UK
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dc.identifier.doi10.1136/jme.2004.011064en_UK
dc.citation.jtitleJournal of Medical Ethicsen_UK
dc.citation.issn1473-4257en_UK
dc.citation.issn0306-6800en_UK
dc.citation.volume31en_UK
dc.citation.issue11en_UK
dc.citation.spage664en_UK
dc.citation.epage669en_UK
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublisheden_UK
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereeden_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.identifier.urlhttp://jme.bmj.com/content/31/11/664en_UK
dc.author.emailmartine.stead@stir.ac.uken_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationInstitute for Social Marketingen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationInstitute for Social Marketingen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationNHS Lanarkshireen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationInstitute for Social Marketingen_UK
dc.identifier.scopusid2-s2.0-28244467221en_UK
dc.identifier.wtid755359en_UK
dc.contributor.orcid0000-0002-3066-4604en_UK
dc.contributor.orcid0000-0002-5351-4422en_UK
dc.date.filedepositdate2012-10-12en_UK
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