Communicating the results of clinical research to participants: attitudes, practices, and future directions

PLoS Med. 2008 May 13;5(5):e91. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050091.


The authors discuss the available data on the effects of communicating aggregate and individual research results on participants, investigators, and the research enterprise.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Attitude
  • Biomedical Research / ethics*
  • Clinical Trials as Topic / ethics*
  • Disclosure / ethics*
  • Ethics Committees, Research / ethics*
  • Ethics, Institutional*
  • Ethics, Research*
  • Female
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Organizational Policy*
  • Patient Participation*
  • Pregnancy