Example 1 of 3You are invited to be in a research study to test the safety and effectiveness of a new drug called ________. It is a new antibiotic (germ killer). You are being asked to be in the study because you have signs and symptoms of having pneumonia.
This consent form may contain words that you do not understand. Please ask Dr. ______ or the study nurse to explain any words or information that you do not understand.
Example 2 of 3Before you can decide whether or not to volunteer for this study, you must understand the purpose, how it may help you, any risks you take, and what is expected of you. We ask that you read this form and ask any questions you may have before agreeing to be in the study.
Example 3 of 3You are being asked to take part in a research study for patients with cancer. It is important that you read and understand several general principles that apply to all who take part in this study: (a) taking part in the study is entirely voluntary; (b) personal benefit may not result from taking part in the study, but knowledge may be gained that will benefit others; (c) any significant new findings that relate to your treatment will be discussed with you; (d) you may withdraw from the study at any time without penalty or loss of any benefits to which you are otherwise entitled. The nature of the study, the risks, inconveniences, discomforts, and other pertinent information about this study are discussed below. You are urged to discuss any questions you have about this study with the staff members who explain it to you.