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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Major new report in "Archives of Pediatrics" on the number of hospitalized children receiving medication that was tested for adults cited.
(New York: John McKenzie) The vulnerability of children in the hospital examined; details given about how a child's body processes a drug differently than does an adult's and about a pediatric drug review that led to major dosing changes. [Duke University Dr. Daniel BENJAMIN- says we don't know about the drugs used for children.] [Philadelphia Children's Hospital Dr. Peter ADAMSON- outlines how drugs work and could threaten a child's life.]
- Vargas, Elizabeth;
- McKenzie, John
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