ERIC Number: ED146763
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Research Involving Children: Report and Recommendations.
Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, Washington, DC.
Presented are the report and recommendations of the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research regarding the involvement of children in research, with particular emphasis on P.L. 93-348. Following an introductory section, containing definitions of terms relevant to the report, are 10 recommendations along with comments which cover such areas as criteria for approving research involving children, parental or guardian permission, and guidelines for children who are wards of the state. Nine chapters address the following issues: reasons why children are involved as research subjects (which include the lack of an alternative population); the nature and extent of research involving children; survey of review and consent procedures; views presented at public hearings; a psychological perspective on the issue; legal issues; ethical issues; and statements of members of the Commission regarding the recommendations. (SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, Washington, DC.