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what is a human subject according to DHHS?

living individual
research investigator uses
data obtained through intervention or interactions
can use the individual or the individually identifiable health info

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what are the 3 key concepts in human research?

respect
beneficence (doing good)
justice

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what is required for experimentation?

independent review of the fundamental principles
validity and value in the research purpose and design
plans to minimize risk and maximize safety
each subject or authorized rep must be fully informed
disclosure of any conflicts of interest
HIPAA authorization

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what was the longest therapeutic study in U.S history?

Tuskegee (syphilis) study

4

what was Joseph Mengele known for?

"Angel of Death"
twin studies
preserved skeleton of hunchback man and son

5

what was the example of prisoner experiments?

high exposure to dioxins

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what happened in the Harvard case?

the MRI scans used to take measurements of the brain and try to discover a correlation to Alzheimer's had been altered so there would actually be a correlation

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what does HIPAA stand for?

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act