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ERIC Number: EJ605152
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
An Inside Look at How a University Tries to Protect Human Subjects.
Brainard, Jeffrey
Chronicle of Higher Education, v46 n28 pA31-A33 Mar 17 2000
The functions of the institutional review board (IRB) at Duke University (North Carolina) are reviewed in the context of the recent four-day shutdown by federal regulators of all clinical trials at the institution. Observation of the process revealed a paperwork-driven process in which many projects, some of them highly specialized, must be reviewed in a short time. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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