Medical research and the Institutional Review Board: the librarian's role in human subject testing.
The authors discuss their organization’s response to a 2001 incident in which an incomplete bibliographic review played a role in the death of a research volunteer. They outline an initiative to involve librarians in evidentiary review for clinical trials to ensure the safety of research subjects.
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