A new proposal from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services would change the way we regulate medical research. Some doctors disagree with the changes believing that it will confuse patients, and make participation in clinical trials more difficult. On this edition of Up to Date, Steve Kraske talks with a bioethicist and an outcomes researcher about why they oppose altering research guidelines.
- Dr. John Lantos is a pediatrician and Director of the Children's Mercy Bioethics Center at The Children's Mercy Hospital.
- Dr. John Spertus is a cardiologist and outcomes researcher at St. Luke's Hospital.