Research Patient Bill of Rights
I have been asked to participate in a research study. Before I make a decision on whether or not I want to participate in this study, I have the right:
- To be told the reason why this study is being done.
To be told how the study will be done and what kind of medication or device will be used
- To know the different types of side effects to expect from my participation in the study.
To know what benefits I will receive from my participation in this study.
To be told what other treatment is available for me, including the risks and benefits.
- To be told what other treatments are available to me after the study has been completed.
- To be given an opportunity to ask any questions concerning the medical experiment or the procedures involved.
To stop the study at any time and know I will continue to receive good care.
To receive a copy of the patient rights and the signed and dated informed consent form.
- To make up my mind about being part of the study without feeling forced to participate.