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A Closer Look (Pediatric Rx) #713751

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 04, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(New York: John McKenzie) "Pediatrics" journal report on pediatric medications that found 2,000 children are harmed annually examined; details given about the lack of clinical trials for drugs given to children. [George Washington University professor Tom MOORE†- lists the serious adverse events.] [University of Maryland Dr. Carol BLAISDELL†- says the dosages may be too high for the child's organs; notes the court's decision will be a setback.] FDA's implementing of the so-called "pediatric rule" for drug testing, which has now been struck down by the courts, noted. [American Academy of Pediatrics Dr. Richard GORMAN†- cites the recent studies.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John
Duration:
00:02:20

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