Key Points 3-7s

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The following key points should be considered when authoring the voluntary nature of the study section.
  • Be sure wording reflects the voluntary nature of participation.
  • Consent is ongoing, so include a sentence about withdrawal.
  • Be certain to include the names of cooperating institutions.
  • Explain if monetary or other benefits (e.g. awarding of credit or extra credit, gift certificate) will be adjusted due to early withdrawal.