Your assigned article for an appraisal is:

Hashemzahi, M., Khayat, S., & Khazaeian, S. (2022). Effect of COVID-19 self-care training via telemedicine on perceived stress and corona disease anxiety in pregnant women: A quasi-experimental study. Journal of Midwifery and Reproductive Health, 10(1): DOI:10.22038/jmrh.2021.60589.1728 


1. Briefly discuss institutional review board approval for the study. 


2. Explain how ethical principles of research (beneficence/harm, justice, privacy, and autonomy) were followed to protect subjects, if that was explained or implied. 


3. If the study included subjects from a vulnerable population as described in the textbook, describe any additional safeguards used to protect them.