Pediatric Research and the Return of Individual Research Results
Article first published online: 15 NOV 2011
© 2011 American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Inc.
The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
Volume 39, Issue 4, pages 593–604, Winter 2011
How to Cite
Avard, D., Sénécal, K., Madadi, P. and Sinnett, D. (2011), Pediatric Research and the Return of Individual Research Results. The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 39: 593–604. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-720X.2011.00626.x
- Issue published online: 15 NOV 2011
- Article first published online: 15 NOV 2011
The return of individual research results to participants raises many socio-ethical issues and is even more challenging when the participant is a child. The objective of this article is to present an overview of the few ethical guidelines and relevant literature addressing the return of individual results in pediatric research. By reviewing policies and the literature, we present some overarching considerations and delineate contextual issues in order to propose a framework.