minimal risk

minimal risk

A research term of art referring to the probability that the magnitude of harm anticipated in a clinical trial is not greater than that encountered in daily life or in performing routine examinations or tests.
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3) To this purpose, the concept of minimal risk acts as a sorting mechanism to distinguish research that warrants full REB scrutiny and review from research that does not: (4) "In accordance with the principle of proportionate review, research that exposes subjects to minimal risk or less requires only a minimal review process.
Administration appeals decision on minimal risk cattle case: The Department of Justice last week appealed an earlier decision by a U.
Both OHRP and IRBs should better tailor waived and expedited reviews according to minimal risk involved with SBES research participants.
That being said," Avery adds, "I think anything that allows us to keep insects from infesting grain with minimal risk to humans and a lower risk of pesticide resistance is very much to be welcomed.
From our optical Ethernet and WDM platforms to our installation and support services, we want to help customers roll-out profitable new services with minimal risk.
calculated by assigning a value of "1" to minimal risk loans; "2" to
It has been used as a first-line approach in facial nerve surgery by most neurotologists because it allows for uniform visualization of and access to the facial nerve with minimal risk to the labyrinth.
Nevertheless, the benefits of online banking far outweigh the minimal risk.
Moreover, a woman carrying variants of two or three of these enzyme-encoding genes encounters nearly four times the minimal risk, says study coauthor and molecular epidemiologist Paul T.
We believe that there was minimal risk in this, extremely minimal,'' he said.
If the ownership of property is properly split between the spouses during life, the Bonner decision offers taxpayers a potential estate tax savings technique to take advantage of fractional interest discounts with minimal loss of control in the property and minimal risk of adverse tax consequences.
The critical threshold of risk that may not be surpassed (short of special federal approval) is in fact one level higher: 'minor increment over minimal risk.

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