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Consent for children participating in research

Shan Naidoo

Abstract


This letter is in response to a SAMJ article and correspondence indicating the non-legal requirements for parental consent for research on children.
Reply by C Slack, A Strode and Z Essack.

Author's affiliations

Shan Naidoo, Department of Community Health and Health Research Ethics Committee (Medical), Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

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Ethics, Research, children, parental consent

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South African Medical Journal 2012;102(3):110-110.

Article History

Date submitted: 2011-12-14
Date published: 2012-02-23

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