TITLE

Unjustified exclusion of elderly people from studies submitted to research ethics committee for approval: descriptive study

AUTHOR(S)
Bayer, Antony; Tadd, Win
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/21/2000, Vol. 321 Issue 7267, p992
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an overview of the incidence of discrimination against the elderly in medical research. Details of age restrictions associated with clinical studies; Efforts of researchers to rationalize unjustified upper age limits for studies; How the language used in such studies reflects the research community's negative stereotyping of the elderly.
ACCESSION #
3674921

 

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