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Proposed Guidelines for Emergency Research Aim to Quell Confusion

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Science  08 Sep 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5792, pp. 1372-1373
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5792.1372a

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Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration suggested revisions to its regulation over an ethically fraught but critical area: studies conducted in emergency situations, when subjects may be unconscious and unable to give consent. (Read more.)