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    Parental attitudes towards and perceptions of their children's participation in clinical research: a developing-country perspective.M. Nabulsi, Y. Khalil & J. Makhoul - 2011 - Journal of Medical Ethics 37 (7):420-423.
    Background Paediatric clinical research faces unique challenges that compromise optimal recruitment of children into clinical trials. A main barrier to enrolment of children is parental misconceptions about the research process. In developing countries, there is a knowledge gap regarding parental perceptions of and attitudes towards their children's participation in clinical trials. Objective To explore such perceptions and attitudes in Lebanese parents. Study design 33 in-depth interviews were conducted with parents with and without previous research experience. Interviews were tape-recorded, transcribed in (...)
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    A scoping review of reporting ‘Ethical Research Practices’ in research conducted among refugees and war-affected populations in the Arab world.Jihad Makhoul, Rana F. Chehab, Zahraa Shaito & Abla M. Sibai - 2018 - BMC Medical Ethics 19 (1):36.
    Ethical research conduct is a cornerstone of research practice particularly when research participants include vulnerable populations. This study mapped the extent of reporting ethical research practices in studies conducted among refugees and war-affected populations in the Arab World, and assessed variations by time, country of study, and study characteristics. An electronic search of eight databases resulted in 5668 unique records published between 2000 and 2013. Scoping review yielded 164 eligible articles for analyses. Ethical research practices, including obtaining institutional approval, access (...)
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    Mechanical inference problems in continuous speech understanding.W. A. Woods & J. Makhoul - 1974 - Artificial Intelligence 5 (1):73-91.
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    Research ethics: Obtaining informed consent: observations from community research with refugee and impoverished youth.R. Nakkash, J. Makhoul & R. Afifi - 2009 - Journal of Medical Ethics 35 (10):638-643.
    This paper presents challenges facing researchers in applying basic ethical principles while conducting research with youth in a developing country context. A discussion of the cultural and social challenges to adherence to the elements of informed consent: disclosure, comprehension, capacity, voluntariness and consent is presented. The authors argue that the current institutional review board requirements that guide research reflect values and stem from western contexts that may not be fully applicable to non-western contexts. More dialogue is needed among researchers in (...)
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