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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.
- Fall '11