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New FDA Basics Video Available about the Effective and Proper Uses of Medicines and Devices in Children

October 13, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

As part of FDA Basics, FDA has posted a video with Dr. Dianne Murphy, director of FDA’s Office of Pediatric Therapeutics.  Dr. Murphy discusses how FDA helps to develop knowledge about the proper and effective use of drugs and devices in children.  View the video below.

  1. October 15, 2010 at 12:07 am

    Many years ago I was a principle in a company that performed ultrasound studies for rural hospitals. I was amazed at the differences and the need for expertise, as well as, specialized equipment in testing and the handling of children, not to mention neonates, versus adults. I think the Office of Pediatric Therapeutics has definite benefits and will be an asset to the FDA.

  2. October 25, 2010 at 10:47 pm

    Great Information , thank you for sharing with us

  3. Vic
    October 27, 2010 at 7:22 pm

    Thanks for this transparent blog. The federal must really orient how to properly use medicines and devices in children. That is why we have pediatricians, who are specialists when it comes to dealing with the children.

  4. October 28, 2010 at 8:12 pm

    yeah perison I was amazed at the differences and the need for expertise, as well as, specialized equipment in testing and the handling of children.

  5. November 8, 2010 at 10:26 am


    Nice share, have to take care of my kids..

  6. November 22, 2010 at 4:32 am

    Great information ,Thank you so much

  7. December 6, 2010 at 9:57 am

    Thanks for that, but I do not agree that you should be doing these tests on kids, as what risks are there involved?

  8. June 17, 2011 at 11:09 am

    Great Information, But leave my kid alone,thanks.

  9. August 24, 2011 at 10:31 am

    Research needs to be performed to get data and results. Just need to make sure there are sufficient standards held. Good report.

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