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    Caregivers’ Understanding of Informed Consent in a Randomized Control Trial
    with Dorothy Helen Boyd, Lee Smith, Lee Adam, L. Foster Page, and W. M. Thomson
    Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 18 (1): 141-150. 2021.
    There are differences in caregivers’ literacy and health literacy levels that may affect their ability to consent to children participating in clinical research trials. This study aimed to explore the effectiveness, and caregivers’ understandings, of the process of informed consent that accompanied their child’s participation in a dental randomized control trial. Telephone interviews were conducted with a convenience sample of ten caregivers who each had a child participating in the RCT. Pre-tes…Read more