IN ADULT PATIENTS IN INTENSIVE CARE UNITS , WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF UNNECESSARY CHEST X-RAYS , AS COMPARED TO ONLY PERFORMING UNAVOIDABLE CXRS , ON THE PATIENT AND HEALTH OUTCOMES , DURING THEIR TIME OF HOSPITALIZATION ?
If you were to implement a EBP initiative to answer your clinical or management question (PICO(T)):

How will you ensure that ethical principles are fostered?
Would this project be classified as research?
Does this proposed project use human subjects?
Provide specific details for your answer to each question. Explain your response including a citation to the references for the definitions you used.

Please use the additional resources
Committee on the Use of Human Subjects in research (CUHSR)
Reviews all research and EBP projects conducted at BU
Determines whether research is exempt, expeditable, or requires a full review
Guidelines for informed consent
Additional Resources

Here are more links you may want to save:

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

What Is Research Integrity?
Why Does Research Integrity Matter?
Research Misconduct

NIH: Definition of Research Misconduct
Office of Research Integrity
Using Patient Information from Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule
IRB & HIPAA Privacy Rule (PDF)
These links provide you with supportive references when questions regarding responsible research arise.

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