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Homework 1. Due Monday, 10 April. 1. Complete the on-line web-based training course on the rights and welfare of human participation. You will be able to print out a certificate of completion upon completing the course. Turn in the certificate. You will then be able to work on projects involving human subjects (clinical trials or other NIH funded studies.) The web site can be found at http://cme.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/learning/humanparticipant-protections.asp 2. A recent study reported in in J. Amer. Med Assoc found that successful treatment of depression in mothers resulted in better psychological outcomes for their children (Weissman et al., Remissions in maternal depression and child psychopathology: a STAR*D-child report.JAMA. 2006 Mar 22;295(12):1389-98.)
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Unformatted text preview: Read this paper; note that UCD subscribes to JAMA so you can read it online from a UCD account. The url is: http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/295/12/1389 3. Then write a brief summary (no more than one page, maybe just half a page) of a potential ethical issue in this study and how it was addressed. You should note: a. What is the ethical issue? b. How might this violate the basic principles of ethics in medical research? c. How have the investigators attempted to address this? 4. Piantadosi (Table 7.3) lists seven types of clinical bias. Which, if any, of these do you think might be present in this study, and why? Note that we are skipping around a bit in the book. Piantadosi covers ethics in Chapter 2 and bias in Chapter 7. 1...
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