An Unbiased Response to the Open Peer Commentarites on 'Does Consent Bias Research?'

Am. J. Bioethics 13(4), W1-W3, 2013

4 Pages Posted: 9 Apr 2013

See all articles by Mark A. Rothstein

Mark A. Rothstein

University of Louisville - Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law; University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Abigail Shoben

Ohio State University (OSU) - College of Medicine and Public Health

Date Written: April 4, 2013

Abstract

The article is a response to the seven open peer commentaries submitted to our article "Does Consent Bias Research?" The response article discusses the following issues raised by the commentaries: (1) the definition of consent bias; (2) the magnitude of possible consent bias; (3) whether informed consent should be required for all information-based research; (4) alternative approaches to "traditional" informed consent; and (5) the value of "big data."

Keywords: research ethics, informed consent, consent bias, selection bias

JEL Classification: K31, K32

Suggested Citation

Rothstein, Mark A. and Shoben, Abigail, An Unbiased Response to the Open Peer Commentarites on 'Does Consent Bias Research?' (April 4, 2013). Am. J. Bioethics 13(4), W1-W3, 2013. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2244975

Mark A. Rothstein (Contact Author)

University of Louisville - Institute for Bioethics, Health Policy, and Law ( email )

Louisville, KY 40202
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.louisville.edu/bioethics

University of Louisville - Louis D. Brandeis School of Law ( email )

Wilson W. Wyatt Hall
Louisville, KY 40292
United States

Abigail Shoben

Ohio State University (OSU) - College of Medicine and Public Health ( email )

United States
614-247-8092 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://cph.osu.edu/facstaff/biopage?u=ashoben

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