volume 99, issue 1, Pe6-e6 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.1.e6
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J. A. F. Zupancic, P. Gillie, D. L. Streiner, J. L. Watts, B. Schmidt

Abstract: ABSTRACT. Objective. Parents have the right to decide on behalf of their infants whether to enroll them in controlled clinical trials. We determined the degree to which such parental decisions are influenced by risk and benefit considerations compared with other factors.Design. Cross-sectional survey. Participants. Parents who had recently given or declined consent to one of three controlled trials in the neonatal intensive care unit.Intervention. Parents were asked to complete a questionnaire that consisted …

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