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March 4, 1968

Ground Rules for Physicians Who Evaluate Drugs

Author Affiliations

From the University of Tennessee Medical Units, Memphis. Dr. Brown is now at the Lovelace Clinic, Albuquerque, NM.

JAMA. 1968;203(10):857-859. doi:10.1001/jama.1968.03140100039008

Drug regulations and terminology may be confusing (perhaps discouraging) to academic and practicing physicians interested in investigating drugs in clinical studies. The obligations of investigators vary with the administrative category in which the drug studies fall; this is a summary of the administrative categories of drugs and of the obligations of investigators studying drugs from these categories.