Sunday, August 13, 2006
Should prisoners be enrolled in riskier drug studies?
The New York Times
has an interesting article
on this question, spurred by a recent report
of the Institute of Medicine that recommends altering the "minimal risk" standard that now applies to prisoners as long as the greater risks are accompanied by the potential of some benefit to the prisoners themselves. The IOM's press release on the report and recommendations is here
posted by tommayo, 2:08 PM
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