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SURVEY STUDY
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 254-257

Reporting ethics committee approval and informed consent: Review of an Ayurvedic journal


Professional Medical Writer, Airoli, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Pravin M Bolshete
Amey CHS, Sector - 15, Airoli, Navi Mumbai - 400 708, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-8520.182747

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Introduction: Reporting of ethical approval and informed consent in clinical research articles involving human subjects is necessary as per the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). Aim: To assess the reporting of ethics committee approval and informed consent in clinical research articles published in AYU journal. Materials and Methods: This was a retrospective analysis of published articles in AYU from 2012 to 2014. All original articles (clinical research) were included. Data was collected to note – Ethics Committee approval and written informed consent (assent from children when applicable). Descriptive statistics was used to report the findings. Results: A total of 104 articles were included in this analysis. Of these, 38 articles included children. Ethics committee approval was reported in 53 (51.0%) articles and consent was also reported in 51 (49.0%) articles. Thirty-eight (36.5%) articles reported both ethics committee approval and consent, whereas 38 (36.5%) articles did not report both. Only five articles reported consent from guardian or parent whereas none of the articles were reported assent. Conclusion: Findings from this study demonstrate that Ayurvedic clinical research articles lack in reporting ethics committee approval and written informed consent.


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