Redesigning Informed Consent Tools for Specific Research
Consent tools for health research generally are designed without contextual or linguistic factors in mind. This is especially true of university-based research. This case history details our design team's efforts to transform one generic consent form into a set of multimodal tools that will increase patients' understanding of and participation in a medical study.
Wright, David. "Redesigning Informed Consent Tools for Specific Research." Technical Communication Quarterly (2012): 145-167.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10572252.2012.641432
English and Technical Communication
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cancer research; document design; human subject research; informed consent; medical communication; multimedia tools; multimodal communication; technical communication
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Communication of technical information
Activity programs in higher education
Informed consent (Medical law)
Communication in medicine
Equipment and supplies
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