The ethical use of placebo in clinical trials involving children.

@article{Derivan2004TheEU,
  title={The ethical use of placebo in clinical trials involving children.},
  author={Albert T Derivan and Bennett L. Leventhal and J Zachary March and Mark L. Wolraich and Julie Magno Zito},
  journal={Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={169-74}
}
The authors reviewed various statements describing the ethical use of placebo-controls in clinical trials involving minors. Attention was focused upon the Guidelines for the Ethical Conduct of Studies to Evaluate Drugs in Pediatric Populations, published by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) (Kaufman et al. 1995). A brief review of certain key… CONTINUE READING