What should a patient information sheet include?


  • List ALL MEDICATIONS you take, including over-the-counter (OTC) medications and vitamins.
  • Other medical problems not listed above:
  • Surgical History: Please list all prior surgeries and approximate dates performed.
  • What is a participant information sheet?

    The participant information sheet is used to explain the purpose of the research and what participants will be required to do /how participants will be involved. It should be in plain English, using language appropriate to the target audience.

    Why is Participant information Sheet important?

    The participant Information Sheet gives potential participants the necessary understanding for the motivation and procedures of the study and sources of information to answer any further questions to allow them to give informed consent.

    What is an information sheet IRB?

    Information sheets are documents that can be used in exempt research only. They are usually half a page in length and include the following information: Study Purpose. Procedures.

    What is ICH GCP guidelines clinical trials?

    Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is an international ethical and scientific quality standard for designing, conducting, recording and reporting trials that involve the participation of human subjects.

    How are information sheets used in the medical field?

    The use of information sheets is not only a cost-effective method to improve patient satisfaction but also reduces the number of complaints generated by patients waiting to be seen by a doctor. This pilot study should be followed by larger and wider studies on out-patient attenders for other specialties.

    How will participant information be kept confidential?

    To protect participants’ confidentiality, you should encrypt computer-based files, store documents (i.e., signed consent forms) in a locked file cabinet and remove personal identifiers from study documents as soon as possible.