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Safeguarding research subjects who lack decision making capacity / Griffith, Richard; Cassam Tengnah

British Journal of Community Nursing, Volume: 15, Issue: 10, Pages: 508 - 12

Swansea University Author: Tengnah, Cassam

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Health-care research generally requires the informed consent of those who participate in the study and this may be restricted to those who are capable . In order that people who lack decision making capacity can benefit from properly conducted research, the Mental Capacity Act 2005 introduced safegu...

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Published in: British Journal of Community Nursing
Published: 2010
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa14086
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Abstract: Health-care research generally requires the informed consent of those who participate in the study and this may be restricted to those who are capable . In order that people who lack decision making capacity can benefit from properly conducted research, the Mental Capacity Act 2005 introduced safeguards that enable researchers to investigate the care and treatment of people with incapacity. The Act also protect those who are vulnerable and this article outlines the requirements that must be met when conducting research with subjects who lack decision-making capacity
College: College of Human and Health Sciences
Issue: 10
Start Page: 508
End Page: 12