Orac has a thorough review of recent developments in the furor over how a highly promising effort to monitor the effectiveness of safety checklists in hospitals was denounced and halted as a violation of IRB (Institutional Review Board) regulations on the protection of human subjects in research. Earlier coverage here.
IRBs and hospital checklists
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