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In Critical Condition

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Science  23 May 2003:
Vol. 300, Issue 5623, pp. 1225-1226
DOI: 10.1126/science.300.5623.1225

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A clinical trial to establish standards for ventilator use has been suspended for 10 months while a federal human subjects committee conducts an investigation that some researchers are calling "absurd."