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Informed consent is the process in which a health care provider educates a patient about the risks, benefits, and alternatives of a given procedure or intervention. The patient must be competent to make a voluntary decision about whether to undergo the procedure or intervention.
Electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA)
eCOA (Electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment) is a digital version of a COA (Clinical Outcome Assessment), which measures and records how a patient is feeling or functioning. It is used as part of a clinical trial to measure the efficacy of a health intervention.