Walter Modell, M.D.
Modell W. The Processes of Insuring Drug Safety.. Ann Intern Med. 1964;61:801. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-61-4-801_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1964;61(4):801.
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The processes of insuring drug safety may be divided into search, discovery, documentation, and trial by ordeal. In spite of the very extensive procedures involved and the considered judgments of experts in the pharmaceutical industry, the academic community and the Food and Drug Administration, unfortunate experiences nevertheless occur when drugs are used in widespread medical practice. This paper gives reasons and suggests ways of ameliorating the problem.
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