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Consenting of the vulnerable: the informed consent procedure in advanced cancer patients in Mexico

Emma L Verástegui

Author Affiliations

Ethics Committee, Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Avenida San Fernando 22, Mexico City, Mexico

Comision Nacional de Bioetica, Torre Zafiro 1, Periferico Sur 4118, piso 1, México City, Mexico

BMC Medical Ethics 2006, 7:13  doi:10.1186/1472-6939-7-13

Published: 13 December 2006

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The documents presented here were originally written in Spanish; therefore, were not the actual survey documents. To improve readability in English, minor editorial changes were made. The participants read and answered the questionnaire in Spanish. Invitation letter. The data provided represents the translated invitation letter provided to the patients.

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The documents presented here were originally written in Spanish; therefore, were not the actual survey documents. To improve readability in English, minor editorial changes were made. The participants read and answered the questionnaire in Spanish. Patient's questionnaire. The data provided represent the translated questionnaires given to the patients. Answers given are also included, and the percentages for each response.

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The documents presented here were originally written in Spanish; therefore, were not the actual survey documents. To improve readability in English, minor editorial changes were made. The participants read and answered the questionnaire in Spanish. Doctors' questionnaire. The data provided represent the translated questionnaires given to the doctors. Answers given are also included, and the percentages for each response.

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The documents presented here were originally written in Spanish; therefore, were not the actual survey documents. To improve readability in English, minor editorial changes were made. The participants read and answered the questionnaire in Spanish. (part A) Analysis of the consent forms. Individual evaluation of each individual consent forms. (part B) Comprehensibility. Comprehensibility of the consent forms. The qualitative analysis was done with the help of ten different individuals.

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