Ethical and scientific issues in studying the safety of approved drugs /

"An estimated 48 percent of the population takes at least one prescription drug in a given month. Drugs provide great benefits to society by saving or improving lives. Many drugs are also associated with side effects or adverse events, some serious and some discovered only after the drug is on...

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Corporate Author: Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Ethical and Scientific Issues in Studying the Safety of Approved Drugs.
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2012.
Series:Online access: National Academy of Sciences National Academies Press.
Online access: NCBI NCBI Bookshelf.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Incorporating benefit and risk assessment and benefit-risk management into food and drug administration decision-making
  • Evidence and decision-making
  • Selection and oversight of required postmarketing studies
  • Synthesis
  • Appendixes.