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Once a clinician, always a clinician: a systematic review to develop a typology of clinician-researcher dual-role experiences in health research with patient-participants

BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:95

Received: 28 April 2016

Accepted: 30 July 2016

Published: 9 August 2016

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30 Jul 2016 Editorially accepted
9 Aug 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12874-016-0203-6

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Medicine, University of Otago, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Bioethics Centre, University of Otago, Otago, New Zealand
Department of Psychology, University of Otago, Otago, New Zealand