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The property has benefited from significant investment over the years including a new kitchen, bathroom, windows and oil fired boiler installed in 2016.Gobagrennan sits in an elevated position offering delightful views of the Kintryre hills.Although the focus of this discussion is on the written protocol consent, conversations between the PI and the research participant are vital to the latter's understanding and agreement to participate.Conversations between the PI, or others as appropriate, and the participant may continue over several days.However, if such materials are intended for publication or broadcast, patients must sign form NIH-549, "Authorization for Public Information Audiovisual Materials Involving Patients," which is available from OCCC.Explaining to patients what clinical research means and how it will affect them is extremely important.



"Informed consent" is the voluntary agreement of an individual, or his or her authorized representative, who has the legal capacity to give consent, and who exercises free power of choice, without undue inducement or any other form of constraint or coercion to participate in research. "Ethics and Regulations of Clinical Research." New Haven: Yale University Press, 1988.) "Assent" is a term used to express willingness to participate in research by persons who are by definition too young to give informed consent but who are old enough to understand the proposed research in general, its expected risks and possible benefits, and the activities expected of them as subjects. If assent is given, informed consent must still be obtained from the subject's parents or guardian.In addition, there are a number of procedures for which separate consent or assent must be given, usually just before proceeding, even though they have been detailed in the earlier-signed agreement to take part in the protocol.These procedures include general anesthesia, endoscopy, marrow aspiration, lumbar puncture, and HIV testing.In general, research participants give informed consent after discussing the protocol with the PI, or others as appropriate.