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PSYC 2017

Chapter 9 Procedure for Conducting an ExperimentInstitutional ApprovaloConducting a study that uses nonhuman animals as research participants must receive approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee IACUCReviews research protocols to determine if the researcher is planning to employ procedures to help avoid or minimize pain and discomfort to the animals use sedatives or analgesics in situations requiring more than momentary or slight pain whether activities involving surgery will include appropriate preoperative and postoperative care and whether methods of euthanasia are in accordance with accepted proceduresoConducting a study that uses humans as research participants must receive approval from the Institutional Review Board IRBReview protocols to ensure that participants will provide informed consent for participation in the study and that the procedures will not harm the participantsSometimes the boards decision is that the risks to the human participants are too great to permit the study in other instances the decision is that the potential benefits are so great that the risks to the human participants are deemed to be acceptableResearch ParticipantsoObtaining Human ParticipantsAfter identifying the target population the researcher must select individual participants from that group ideall
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