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Informed Consent

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Informed consent is a key concept in research ethics, and it has a central place in the Helsinki Declaration. In the randomized clinical trial, participants need to be informed about the potential risks and benefits of the treatment under study in order to make an informed decision before saying yes or no to the invitation […]

Good Epidemiological Practice (GEP)

IEA GUIDELINES FOR

PROPER CONDUCT IN EPIDEMIOLOGIC RESEARCH

November, 2007

This document is based upon a document developed for the IEA-European Federation. The documentation has been substantially modified over the years. This latest version has been approved by Council.

SUMMARY

In these guidelines, we begin by outlining the background to epidemiological […]

International Ethical Guidelines for Epidemiologic Studies Council For International Organizations Of Medical Sciences (CIOMS) in collaboration with the WHO

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CIOMS has recently made their revised version of these guidelines available on the net but it is unclear if they are willing to accept amendments in the light of comments from the international epidemiological community. This Rapid Response is intended to provide IEA members with the encouragement to discuss the documents with the CIOMS and […]