Lec15EthicalIssues(Revised07)

Lec15EthicalIssues(Revised07) - Ethical Issues Obligations...

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Ethical Issues
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Obligations to Study Subjects Informed consent involves several issues including: full disclosure privacy and confidentiality limitation of the individuals rights informing the subject of study findings
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Privacy and Confidentiality Why are medical records needed? Generate data and validate info. Identify indiv. for eventual follow-up How did it come about? Two major legislative proposals
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Protection of Privacy and Confidentiality Informed consent required All data secured Only study numbers used Individual identifying data destroyed Results published in aggregate Individual identifying data not stored on computers Education of staff
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Access to Data One very important question Who owns the data???
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Race and Ethnicity Used to characterize individuals Can be useful Possibly ill-defined and useless Ethnicity vs. race?
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Can inclusion in study be beneficial? Can inclusion be a “negative”?
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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