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ORI Introduction to RCR: Chapter 3. The Protection of Human Subjects

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  1. Why should some research on humans be exemptedfrom regulation?
  2. What other criteria could be used to identify necessary members for IRBs?
  3. What should subjects know about proposed research andtheir protection before they enroll as subjects?
  4. What other principles could be used for evaluating the ethics of human subjects research besides respect for persons, beneficence, and justice?
  5. Should subjects be allowed to enroll in experiments that either promise no direct benefit to them or cannot provide them with the opportunity to withdraw completely?