Video: Pediatric Medicines -- Prescribing Drugs "Off-Label"

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Science  10 Oct 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5899, pp. 209
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5899.209b

After more than a decade of U.S. regulations that first prompted and later required testing for children's medicines, less than half of the drugs that need to be studied have been studied. Technology may help speed up the process, but there's still some uncertainty over whether the laws that now require pediatric clinical trials will still be in place in 2012.

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