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The Oversight of Clinical Trials 

The Oversight of Clinical Trials

There are many ethical concerns relating to the conduct of clinical trials. Institutional review boards (IRBs) and institutional ethics committees (IECs) have proven essential for maintaining ethical standards in research enterprises. In this week’s Discussion, you will analyze the contribution IRBs provide and the obstacles they face.

To prepare for this Discussion, review this week?s Learning Resources relating to IRBs/IECs.

Post by Day 4 an evaluation of the how IRBs and IECs maintain the ethical treatment of research patients, particularly in developing countries.

? What are the obstacles involved with instituting institutional oversight in developing countries?
? How do you think the obstacles can be overcome?

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