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i-CONSENT present at the European Research Night 2019

i-CONSENT present at the European Research Night 2019

i-CONSENT will participate in this year's edition to introduce the subject of informed consent in clinical studies The LUMSA University participates for the fourth consecutive year in the European Researchers' Night to bring researchers and their work close to...

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When assent becomes as important as consent

When assent becomes as important as consent

Minor’s Assent in Medical Research: Differences between the Scientific Literature and the Legal Requirements Informed consent in medical studies with minors is a subject of great importance. There is still a debate about the requirements to consider this assent valid...

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iCONSENT at the X Spanish Congress of Biobanks

iCONSENT at the X Spanish Congress of Biobanks

The event will take place in Valencia on October 17-18th i-CONSENT will be present at the X Spanish Congress of Biobanks on October 17-18th (2019) in Valencia. Jaime Fons (Fisabio) will represent the project and will intervene regarding the project's developements,...

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Has paper-based Informed Consent era come to an end?

Has paper-based Informed Consent era come to an end?

eConsent is consolidating itself as benchmark in the development of health-related studies Although there has been a change since those everlasting 15-20 page long Informed Consent (IC) documents, when participating in clinical studies potential participants still...

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5 frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Informed Consent

5 frequently asked questions (FAQs) on Informed Consent

eConsent is consolidating itself as benchmark in the development of health-related studies Although there has been a change since those everlasting 15-20 page long Informed Consent (IC) documents, when participating in clinical studies potential participants still...

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Next steps for i-CONSENT

Next steps for i-CONSENT

The VI ANCEI Congress was celebrated on May 30 and 31 in Tarragona For second year in a row, the i-CONSENT project participated in the ANCEI Congress in its VI edition, taking the first project results before the Spanish Research Ethic Committees. i-CONSENT...

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Health fake news and how to fight them by i-CONSENT

Health fake news and how to fight them by i-CONSENT

From WP2 and WP3 to the elaboration of the guidelines With approximately one year of project left, i-CONSENT is starting to translate the findings into a set of guidelines to improve Informed Consent. The conclusions of i-CONSENT WP1 (Work package 1, A...

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i-CONSENT presents first results in Rome

i-CONSENT presents first results in Rome

eConsent is consolidating itself as benchmark in the development of health-related studies Although there has been a change since those everlasting 15-20 page long Informed Consent (IC) documents, when participating in clinical studies potential participants still...

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Clinical Research i-CONSENT A to Z

Clinical Research i-CONSENT A to Z

The event will take place in Valencia on October 17-18th i-CONSENT will be present at the X Spanish Congress of Biobanks on October 17-18th (2019) in Valencia. Jaime Fons (Fisabio) will represent the project and will intervene regarding the project's developements,...

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Adequacy, coherence and cohesion in Informed Consent

Adequacy, coherence and cohesion in Informed Consent

Many doubts arise when taking part on a clinical study. More than a mere disclaimer, informed consent processes exist to tackle them. Based on frequent Google searches, i-CONSENT has selected 5 frequently asked questions on Informed Consent that you might have come...

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Press release Health literacy month

Press release Health literacy month

For many years, procedures, medicines and tests performed in children, have not been studied or authorized specifically for them. The dynamic was based in transferring the results obtained from adult population to paediatric population. The same happened with Informed...

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#healthliteracymonth in a nutshell

#healthliteracymonth in a nutshell

For many years, procedures, medicines and tests performed in children, have not been studied or authorized specifically for them. The dynamic was based in transferring the results obtained from adult population to paediatric population. The same happened with Informed...

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The power of patients in clinical trials

The power of patients in clinical trials

Health Literacy Month is an annual worldwide awareness-raising event that has been created in 1999 by Helen Osborne, founder of Health Literacy Consulting. Helen is a health literacy consultant who helps professionals communicate health information in ways that...

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@GVAfisabio @JardiBotanicUV El #AIV estará presente el Jueves 17 de octubre en el X Congreso Nacional de Biobancos (@Red_Biobancos) llevando nuestro proyecto @ICONSENTEU. Nuestro compañero @jaimefonsm hablará sobre participación y retorno de la información. ¡No te lo puedes perder!

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