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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.
Interactive Response Technology (IRT)
IRT stands for Interactive Response Technology. Another term that has been used to describe this technology is 'randomization and trial supply management'. Essentially, IRT helps clinical trial sponsors and sites manage the patient and drug supply logistics throughout a clinical trial.