In order to optimize pediatric traumatic brain injury translational and clinical research, scientific and ethical challenges need to be recognized and addressed. Having recently conducted a multisite phase II safety/feasibility trial of magnesium sulfate as a neuroprotective agent, we supplement our own experience by a mini review of similar studies, identifying challenges and possible responses from the perspective of families, investigators, funding agencies and society.
- Patient recruitment
- Pediatric traumatic brain injury
- Translational research
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