Research Ethics

Informed Consent in the Changing Landscape of Research

informed consent, biomedical research, human participants, clinical trials
ONF 2016, 43(5), 558-560. DOI: 10.1188/16.ONF.558-560

The current tenets of informed consent have evolved since the 1940s. The guidelines and mechanisms to ensure respect for persons, beneficence, and justice within today’s sophisticated and vastly evolving research studies warrant revisiting. The following is an overview of future discussions that will examine how informed consent really is within various research scenarios.

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