Weinfurt KP. Bollinger JM, Brelsford KM, Bresciani M, Lamporin Z, Lin L, Topazian RJ, Sugarman J. Comparison of Approaches for Notification and Authorization in Pragmatic Clinical Research Evaluating Commonly Used Medical Practices. Medical care. 2017 Dec;55(55). 970-978. PMID: 28650924 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC5640464 NIHMSID: NIHMS876643.
For pragmatic clinical research comparing commonly used treatments, questions exist about if and how to notify participants about it and secure their authorization for participation.