Patient Medical Research Study Records
Records that document persons participating in a medical research project. File may include consent forms, patient's medical history, study's background and purpose, and other related records.
Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.
Last Updated: December 31, 2008