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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0086911

NCI Thesaurus Code: C16741  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Professional or Occupational Group

NCIt Definition: A specially constituted independent review body comprised of medical, scientific and non-scientific members established and designated by an entity to ensure the protection of the rights, safety and well-being of human subjects recruited to participate in biomedical or behavioral research according to the requirements outlined in Title 38, part 16 (same as Title 45, part 46 and Title 21, part 56) of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations. IRB responsibility include but not limited to the reviewing, approving, and providing continuing review of trial protocol and amendments and of the methods and material(s) to be used in obtaining and documenting informed consent of the trial. Other equivalent committees with the same or similar functions are also considered to be IRBs.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A group of scientists, doctors, clergy, and consumers that reviews and approves the action plan for every clinical trial. There is an Institutional Review Board at every health care facility that does clinical research. Institutional Review Boards are designed to protect the people who take part in a clinical trial. Institutional Review Boards check to see that the trial is well designed, legal, ethical, does not involve unneccesary risks, and includes safeguards for patients.

MSH Definition: Hospital or other institutional committees established to protect the welfare of research subjects. Federal regulations (the "Common Rule" (45 CFR 46)) mandate the use of these committees to monitor federally-funded biomedical and behavioral research involving human subjects.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Board, Institutional Review
Boards, Institutional Review
BOARDS INSTITUTIONAL REV
BOARD INSTITUTIONAL REV
Committee, Research Ethics
Committees, Research Ethics
Ethics Committee, Research
Ethics Committees, Research
Institutional Review Board
Institutional Review Boards
INSTITUTIONAL REV BOARD
INSTITUTIONAL REV BOARDS
IRB
IRBs
Research Ethics Committee
Research Ethics Committees
Review Board, Institutional
Review Boards, Institutional
REV BOARDS INSTITUTIONAL
REV BOARD INSTITUTIONAL

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C16741 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
AN coord with geographic term MSH
AQL CL EC ES HI LJ OG SN ST TD UT MSH
DC 1 MSH
DX 20020101 MSH
FX D026661 MSH
HN 2002; for INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD use PROFESSIONAL STAFF COMMITTEES 1982-2001 MSH
MDA 20010725 MSH
MMR 20150622 MSH
MN K01.752.566.479.147.750 MSH
MN N04.452.758.788.300.750 MSH
MN N05.350.268.750 MSH
MN N05.700.685.300.750 MSH
PM 2002; for INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD see PROFESSIONAL STAFF COMMITTEES 1982-2001 MSH
TERMUI T033519 MSH
TERMUI T033520 MSH
TERMUI T033521 MSH
TERMUI T033522 MSH
TERMUI T033523 MSH
TERMUI T033524 MSH
TERMUI T050881 MSH
TERMUI T441766 MSH
TERMUI T451392 MSH
TERMUI T451393 MSH
TERMUI T451394 MSH
TERMUI T451398 MSH
TH BIOETHICS (1974) MSH
TH NLM (1993) MSH
TH NLM (2002) MSH

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