Letter to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Regarding Unethical Trial Involving Premature Infants
January 27, 2014
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In a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Public Citizen presents an analysis highlighting problems with the design of a clinical trial involving premature infants, known as the SUPPORT study. These problems involved inadequate monitoring for adverse events. As a result, the study design was unethical.