legally authorized representative


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legally authorized representative

Surrogate decision maker Patient rights A person authorized by statute or court appointment to make decisions for another
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The IRB has approved the consent form and process to be used when informing the subject, when possible, or his or her legally authorized representative.
The staff and the principal investigator and/or sub-principal investigator during the Day 10 visit should answer all of the subject's questions to the satisfaction of the subject or the subject's legally authorized representative.
Case Study Scenario (2): Neither the Subject nor Legally Authorized Representative are able to Read
If you are a parent or otherwise legally authorized representative of someone who might be a research subject, you may wish to involve other concerned family members in any decision you make.
If a patient is enrolled in the study under provisions for exception from informed consent requirements, contact with a legally authorized representative or family member is to be attempted at least:
The draft guidance discusses a variety of issues related to the Final Rule--research design, the therapeutic window, IRB responsibilities, physician concurrence with IRB approval, sponsor responsibilities, clinical investigator responsibilities, community consultation and public disclosure, contacting legally authorized representatives, and data monitoring committees.
7) Like the California law, Virginia's statute specifies an order of priority for legally authorized representatives.