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Should the decisions of institutional review boards be consistent?

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In response to increasing concerns regarding inconsistency in the decision-making of institutional review boards (IRBs), we introduce the decision-maker's dilemma, which arises when complex, normative decisions must be made regularly. Those faced with such decisions can either develop a process of algorithmic decision-making, in which consistency is ensured but many morally relevant factors are excluded from the process, or embrace discretionary decision-making, which makes space for morally ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/eahr.500022

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Subgroup:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Subgroup:
Population Health
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-7191-901X
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Ethics and Human Research Journal website
Volume:
41
Issue:
4
Pages:
2-14
Publication date:
2019-07-23
Acceptance date:
2019-01-30
DOI:
EISSN:
2578-2363
ISSN:
2578-2355
Pmid:
31336039
Pubs id:
pubs:1035702
UUID:
uuid:67bedf74-9680-420b-9e33-02d63d164a01
Source identifiers:
1035702
Local pid:
pubs:1035702

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