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Opt-out as an acceptable method of obtaining consent in medical research: a short report

  • Akke Vellinga1, 2Email author,
  • Martin Cormican2, 3,
  • Belinda Hanahoe2,
  • Kathleen Bennett4 and
  • Andrew W Murphy1
BMC Medical Research Methodology201111:40

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2288-11-40

Received: 10 November 2010

Accepted: 6 April 2011

Published: 6 April 2011

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Original Submission
10 Nov 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Dec 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Melvyn Jones
17 Dec 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jenny Hewison
28 Dec 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mary Wells
27 Jan 2011 Author responded Author comments - Akke Vellinga
Resubmission - Version 3
27 Jan 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 3
16 Feb 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Melvyn Jones
21 Mar 2011 Author responded Author comments - Akke Vellinga
Resubmission - Version 4
21 Mar 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 4
29 Mar 2011 Author responded Author comments - Akke Vellinga
Resubmission - Version 5
29 Mar 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
6 Apr 2011 Editorially accepted
6 Apr 2011 Article published 10.1186/1471-2288-11-40

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Discipline of General Practice, School of Medicine, NUI Galway
(2)
Discipline of Bacteriology, School of Medicine, NUI Galway
(3)
Department of Medical Microbiology, University Hospital
(4)
Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences

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