Informed Consent in Comparative Effectiveness Research

December 28, 2014 7:14 PM

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"Standard of care" research (also known as "comparative effectiveness" research) is a design that compares two therapies in routine use to determine which has greater benefits or fewer risks.

All institutions that perform this research, including Albert Einstein College of Medicine and its University Hospital, Montefiore Medical Center, face questions about how to handle patient consent. This blog post represents my opinions on the issues, not the official position of Einstein and/or Mon...

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