Parents weren't warned of risks in preemie oxygen study, agency says

  • by: SABRINA TAVERNISE , New York Times
  • Updated: April 10, 2013 - 8:05 PM

The lead investigators on a large study of the effects of oxygen levels on extremely premature babies failed to inform the infants’ parents that the risks of participating could involve increased chances of blindness or death, the federal Department of Health and Human Services has warned.

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