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Ethical issue for trials in acute cardiac care

ACVC Research Talks

10/09/2021 02:00 10/09/2021 02:00 Europe/Paris Ethical issue for trials in acute cardiac care DD/MM/YYYY


Early career cardiologist, intensivist, emergency physician! What you should know about the basic requirements for ethical processes for conducting trials in acute cardiac care.

Research is challenging in this setting since seriously ill patients requiring emergency treatment are unlikely to be able to give full informed consent for a clinical trial.

Combes Alain.jpgProf. Alain Combes, France presents tips on the ethical issue for trials in acute cardiac care.

This talk is part of the ACVC Research Talks series



The 10 tips & tricks from Prof. Alain Combes

  1. The four key ethical principles of medical ethics
  2. What is clinical Equipoise?
  3. What is informed consent?
  4. Informed consent in emergencies
  5. The proposed solution for consenting in acute cardiac care research…
  6. Sample opt-out script for conscious patients…
  7. Role of the Ethic Committee … Ensuring patient safety
  8. What's the role of a Data Safety and Monitoring Board? When is it needed?
  9. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  10. Unethical research conduct

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