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Unformatted text preview: mous throughout the study ­­ even to the researchers themselves. How do we ensure that researchers take the needs of participants into consideration? participants Institutional Review Boards Institutional Review Boards Purpose of IRB: ► Determine the level of risk in the study ► Do the potential benefits outweigh the risks? ► Monitor informed consent and voluntary participation ► IRB Issues IRB: Specially Protected Groups IRB: Specially Protected Groups ► Children ► Adults not competent to consent ► Immigrants ► Employees/Students ► Pregnant Women ► Prisoners/Wards/Detainees When do you n...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT 192:300 taught by Professor Katz during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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