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Institutional Review Board: Management and Function
     

Institutional Review Board: Management and Function

by Robert J. Amdur, Elizabeth A. Bankert
 
Biomedical and social science research involving the use of human subjects presents society with a wide range of ethical questions. At the heart of the current system for protecting human research subjects is the Institutional Review Board (IRB). This book is designed as an instructional manual that gives the IRB members and administrators the information they need

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Biomedical and social science research involving the use of human subjects presents society with a wide range of ethical questions. At the heart of the current system for protecting human research subjects is the Institutional Review Board (IRB). This book is designed as an instructional manual that gives the IRB members and administrators the information they need to run an efficient and effective system of protecting human research subjects, in compliance with federal research regulations.

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At the heart of the current system for protecting human subjects in biomedical and social science research is the institutional review board (IRB). This book is designed to provide IRB members and administrators with information for running an effective system for protecting research subjects in compliance with federal research regulations. Step-by-step instructions for IRB administration are provided, as well as case studies, sample forms, and sample policy documents. Material is in sections on background, organizing the office and the IRB committee, review categories, initial protocol review and the full-committee meeting, informed consent, administrative and regulatory issues, issues based on study population, and reference material. Amdur is affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Bankert is affiliated with Dartmouth College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763716868
Publisher:
Jones & Barlett Learning
Publication date:
11/21/2001
Series:
Other Nursing Titles of Interest Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
622
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.70(d)

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