PI or Private Investigator

TitlePI or Private Investigator
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2001
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsHuman Research Subjects , Informed Consent , institutional review boards , MEDICINE , Privacy and Surveillance , SOCIOLOGY
AbstractThis case highlights potential dilemmas encountered by postdoctoral fellows in a research setting. Does informed consent entitle a researcher to use a credit bureau to locate study participants after three years? It also explores the ways that confidentiality might be jeopardized.
NotesBrian Schrag, ed., Research Ethics: Cases and Commentaries, Volume 5, Bloomington, Indiana: Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, 2001
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