The Resource Military use of drugs not yet approved by FDA for CW/BW defense : lessons from the Gulf War, Richard A. Rettig

Military use of drugs not yet approved by FDA for CW/BW defense : lessons from the Gulf War, Richard A. Rettig

Label
Military use of drugs not yet approved by FDA for CW/BW defense : lessons from the Gulf War
Title
Military use of drugs not yet approved by FDA for CW/BW defense
Title remainder
lessons from the Gulf War
Statement of responsibility
Richard A. Rettig
Title variation
Military use of drugs not yet approved by the Food and Drug Administration for chemical warfare or biological warfare defense
Title variation remainder
lessons from the Gulf War
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The confrontation that began when Iraq invaded Kuwait in August 1990 brought with it the threat that chemical and biological weapons might be used against the more than half a million military personnel the United States deployed to the region. To protect these troops from such threats, the Department of Defense wished to use drugs and vaccines that, not having been tested for use in these specific situations, were considered "investigational" by the federal Food and Drug Administration. This report examines the history of the Interim Rule, adopted in December 21, 1990, that authorized the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to waive informed consent for the use of investigational drugs and vaccines for certain military uses; how this authority was used for pyridostigmine bromide and botulinum toxoid during the Gulf War; and the subsequent controversy surrounding the rule, its application, and its implications. The report then analyzes the issues the Interim Rule raised when investigational drugs are used for such purposes and makes recommendations for dealing with similar situations in the future
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CstmoR
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Rettig, Richard A
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RB152.7
LC item number
R48 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Center for Military Health Policy Research
  • National Defense Research Institute (U.S.)
  • Rand Corporation
  • United States
Series statement
Gulf War illnesses series
Series volume
v. 9
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  • United States
  • Biological warfare
  • Chemical warfare
  • Drugs
  • Drugs
  • Persian Gulf syndrome
  • Pharmaceutical policy
Label
Military use of drugs not yet approved by FDA for CW/BW defense : lessons from the Gulf War, Richard A. Rettig
Link
http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1018.9/
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Publication
Note
  • "National Defense Research Institute."
  • "This work ... was carried out jointly by RAND Health's Center for Military Health Policy Research and the Forces and Resources Policy Center of the National Defense Research Institute"--Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-102)
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  • online resource
  • volume
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text
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833026835
Isbn Type
(v. 9)
Lccn
98031679
Media category
  • computer
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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  • c
  • n
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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  • (Sirsi) a410154
  • (RAND)rnd000000000120527
Label
Military use of drugs not yet approved by FDA for CW/BW defense : lessons from the Gulf War, Richard A. Rettig
Link
http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1018.9/
Publication
Note
  • "National Defense Research Institute."
  • "This work ... was carried out jointly by RAND Health's Center for Military Health Policy Research and the Forces and Resources Policy Center of the National Defense Research Institute"--Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 99-102)
Carrier category
  • online resource
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • cr
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780833026835
Isbn Type
(v. 9)
Lccn
98031679
Media category
  • computer
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
  • n
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a410154
  • (RAND)rnd000000000120527

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