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Children in Medical Research: Access versus Protection

Lainie Friedman Ross

Abstract

This book examines the ethical issues in pediatric medical research. It argues that policies and practices on the participation of children must focus primarily on minimizing risks. It offers specific recommendations to revise Subpart D of the federal regulations to provide greater protection where necessary and remove obstacles that do not provide additional protection but interfere with access. The book is divided into four sections. Section 1 focuses on the issue of access versus protection in pediatric research. Section 2 deals with challenges to regulations. Section 3 discusses the streng ... More

Keywords: pediatric research, medical research, ethics, children

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199273287
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2006 DOI:10.1093/0199273286.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lainie Friedman Ross, author
University of Chicago
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