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Unformatted text preview: BME 301, Spring 2009 Problem Set #2 Due: Tue. 2/10/09 Please cite any sources of information. Make sure to only use credible online resources. Show all work. 1. Refer to the figures in Chapter 3 of Skolnik. a. What is the take home message of Figure 3-1? b. What do Figures 3-1 and 3-2 suggest about the relationship between income and education? c. What does Figure 3-5 tell you with regards to which of the following countries (United States, Cuba, Argentina, and Mexico) has the most efficient health care system? d. What is the take home message of Figure 3-6? 2. Refer to the policies of the UT Austin Institutional Review Board (IRB) to help you answer the following questions. http://www.utexas.edu/research/rsc/humansubjects/ a. What is the mission of the Institutional Review Board? b. What authorities does the University of Texas at Austin formally grant the IRB? c. At the University of Texas at Austin how would you determine whether you are engaged in human subjects research (i.e., what questions do you need to ask yourself)?...
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- Spring '09
- Belmont Report, basic ethical principles