Pediatric clinical trial experience: government, child, parent and physician's perspective.

@article{Salazar2003PediatricCT,
  title={Pediatric clinical trial experience: government, child, parent and physician's perspective.},
  author={Juan P. Salazar},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 12},
  pages={1124-7}
}
In contrast to investigations in adults, investigation of drugs via clinical trials has been lacking in the pediatric population. Until recently there was little incentive on the part of the pharmaceutical industry to conduct clinical trials of new drugs in children. However, government legislation approved in the late 1990s has promoted efforts to investigate the effects of drugs in the treatment of a variety of children's diseases. Such data provide important and needed information on… CONTINUE READING