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ERIC Number: EJ654503
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-7685
Frances Kelsey and Thalidomide in the US: A Case Study Relating to Pharmaceutical Regulations.
Seidman, Lisa A.; Warren, Noreen
American Biology Teacher, v64 n7 p495-500 Sep 2002
Presents a case study on the story of Dr. Frances Kelsey and the drug thalidomide, which was widely used in Europe for its therapeutic effects in the 1960s and later identified as having multiple effects on the body during development by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Describes the drug approval process in the United States and pharmaceutical regulations. (Contains 16 references.) (YDS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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