Protection of children in research: beyond pediatric risk levels: the emergence of the research subject advocate

J Clin Ethics. 2010 Fall;21(3):221-3.


The author describes the role of the research subject advocate (RSA), inaugurated in 2001, which adds a fourth level of protection for human research subjects.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Clinical Trials as Topic / ethics*
  • Ethics Committees, Research
  • Human Experimentation / ethics*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Patient Advocacy*
  • Research Subjects*
  • Therapeutic Misconception