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Topic 4 DQ 2Ensuring the protection of human subjects is necessary when conducting research projects. What aresome methods that can be used to protect personal rights of someone in one of the groups that islabeled as vulnerable? Consider how a patient's values and your own clinical judgment must beconsidered before applying the evidence in clinical decision making for an individual patient.To answer this question one must understand what a vulnerable population is. According toShivayogi (2013),there are several definitions available for the term “vulnerable population”, thewords simply imply the disadvantaged sub-segment of the community requiring utmost care,specific ancillary considerations and augmented protections in research. The vulnerablepopulations refers to but not limited to children, minors, pregnant women, fetuses, human invitro fertilization, prisoners, employees, military persons and students in hierarchicalorganizations, terminally ill, comatose, physically and intellectually challenged individuals,institutionalized, elderly individuals, visual or hearing impaired, ethnic minorities, refugees,

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Fall
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Clinical trial, Informed consent, Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research

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