Pediatric Researchers

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.

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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.

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Protocol Design

Examples of protocol designs that reduce discomfort and risk to minors.

 

Special Considerations for Pediatric Trials

 

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