Sept 6th Discussion Questions.docx - 1 What are IRBs and what are the four main ethical issues they address 2 In your own words define informed consent

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1. What are IRBs and what are the four main ethical issues they address? 2. In your own words, define informed consent. 3. What is the Belmont Report? What historical event(s) lead to its creation? 4. Summarize the three basic ethical principles outlined in the Belmont report in your own words. 5. What do you think about the parallels drawn by the video between current data mining practices and previous unethical research studies? Should companies be held to a similar code of ethics as scientific researchers? Why or why not? IRBs are Institutional Review Boards; their main focus is on the ethical practice of clinical research. They review proposed research to ensure that it meets the accepted standards of science and provides for the physical and emotional well-being of the research participants. Informed consent is what it sounds like, a participant is to be filled in on the research that they would be
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