Table 1.

Disclosure questions

• What should a researcher do when s/he uncovers a research finding that may have health implications for the subject and their family?
• What if the finding is unrelated to the research to which the research subject consented?
• What are the responsibilities, if any, of the researcher to communicate this information to the research subject or the treating physician?
• What guidance does the IRB, researcher, or research subject follow to help make these decisions or, at least, plan for these situations?