Clinical research with minors poses significantly different issues than research conducted on adults. Therefore, researchers must address a number of special considerations when conducting any pediatric clinical trial.
In this guide, Quorum Review describes four special considerations that pediatric researchers need to address in their protocol.
Evaluate Risks and Benefits
Learn which risk levels may be acceptable in a pediatric study.
Permission and Assent
Understand the parent/guardian permission and child assent requirements necessary to gain IRB approval.
Examples of protocol designs that reduce discomfort and risk to minors.