Trials volume 13 , Article number: Cite this article. Metrics details. This article is part of a series of papers examining ethical issues in cluster randomized trials CRTs in health research. In the introductory paper in this series, we set out six areas of inquiry that must be addressed if the CRT is to be set on a firm ethical foundation. This paper addresses the sixth of the questions posed, namely, what is the role and authority of gatekeepers in CRTs in health research? The need for gatekeepers arose in response to the difficulties in obtaining informed consent because of cluster randomization, cluster-level interventions, and cluster size.
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Gatekeeping is the process through which information is filtered for dissemination, whether for publication, broadcasting, the Internet , or some other mode of communication. The academic theory of gatekeeping is founded in multiple fields of study, including communication studies , journalism , political science , and sociology. The theory was first instituted by social psychologist Kurt Lewin in Gatekeeping is a process by which information is filtered to the public by the media.
What is the role and authority of gatekeepers in cluster randomized trials in health research?
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