TITLE

Pediatric Pain Trials Beget Novel Approaches

PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Sep2011, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p107
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses that more pediatric pain trials need to be carried out as using adult clinical data cannot assure the safety of using pain medications in children. Gary Walco, director of pain medicine at Seattle Children's Hospital comments on a peer-reviewed unpublished paper, which addresses the issues in children's pain medication. Ethical and other issues in pediatric pain trials, which need to be considered by institutional review boards (IRBs) are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
65330022

 

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