Healthy children as subjects in pharmaceutical research

Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 24 (2):149-159 (2003)

Recruitment of healthy children for drugresearch has emerged due in part to several newAmerican laws and policies that have led to asurge in pharmaceutical research involvingchildren-subjects. In this paper, I review theethical and scientific issues and the argumentsin favor and against this new practice.
Keywords children  clinical trials  drugs  ethics  healthy subjects  healthy volunteers  non-therapeutic research  pharmaceutical preparations  research  research subjects  volunteer
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DOI 10.1023/A:1024694828858
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