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Patients’ beliefs regarding informed consent for low-risk pragmatic trials

  • Rafael Dal-Ré1, 2, 6Email author,
  • Antonio J. Carcas3,
  • Xavier Carné2, 4 and
  • David Wendler5
BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:145

Received: 30 June 2017

Accepted: 10 September 2017

Published: 18 September 2017

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Original Submission
30 Jun 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Maureen Smith
30 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Stephanie Kraft
31 Aug 2017 Author responded Author comments - Rafael Dal Re
Resubmission - Version 2
31 Aug 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Sep 2017 Editorially accepted
18 Sep 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12874-017-0424-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Clinical Research, BUC (Biosciences UAM+CSIC) Program, International Campus of Excellence, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Ciudad Universitaria de Cantoblanco, Madrid, Spain
Chair on Bioethics “Grifols Foundation”, University of Vic - Central University of Catalonia, Miquel Martí i Pol 1, Campus Miramarges, Barcelona, Spain
Clinical Pharmacology Department, La Paz University Hospital, IdiPaz, School of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Clinical Pharmacology Department, Clínic Hospital, August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS); Clinical Fundamentals Department, Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Section on Research Ethics, Department of Bioethics, NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, USA
Epidemiology Unit, Health Research Institute-Fundación Jiménez Díaz University Hospital, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain