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Information and consent forms should use short words and sentences

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 20 January 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:186
  1. Naomi Pfeffer
  1. Member Consumers for Ethics in Research, PO Box 1365, London N16 0BW

    EDITOR,—In their article on how to get patients' consent to enter clinical trials Elizabeth Wager and colleagues mention the need for short sentences in forms that give information about consent.1 They …

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