How to address material incidental findings : guidance in applying TCPS 2 (2018) article 3.4.: RR4-3/2019E-PDF

"The document is intended to assist researchers and REBs in addressing material incidental findings that arise in the course of research involving humans. It offers guidance on issues such as determining the materiality of the finding, managing the disclosure of the finding, and researchers’ communication of the finding to the participant, to the REB and to others. Criteria, options and examples are provided tosupport consistency in the management and evaluation of material incidental findings. As in other areas of research, consistency in application is important, but is of particular importance for research that involves multiple researchers and/or REBs"--Introduction, page 3.

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Department/Agency Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research (Canada), issuing body.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research, issuing body.
Title How to address material incidental findings : guidance in applying TCPS 2 (2018) article 3.4.
Publication type Monograph
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Comment donner suite aux découvertes fortuites significatives : lignes directices sur l'application de l'article 3.4 de l'EPTC 2 (2018).
"Panel on Research Ethics"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references.
Publishing information [Ottawa] : Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research, [2019]
Description 1 online resource (12 pages)
ISBN 9780660307480
Catalogue number
  • RR4-3/2019E-PDF
Subject terms Research -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Government policy -- Canada.
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