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Alternatives to project-specific consent for access to personal information for health research: Insights from a public dialogue

  • Donald J Willison1, 2Email author,
  • Marilyn Swinton3,
  • Lisa Schwartz1, 4,
  • Julia Abelson1, 5,
  • Cathy Charles1, 5,
  • David Northrup6,
  • Ji Cheng7 and
  • Lehana Thabane1, 2
BMC Medical Ethics20089:18

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6939-9-18

Received: 28 April 2008

Accepted: 19 November 2008

Published: 19 November 2008

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Original Submission
28 Apr 2008 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
29 Apr 2008 Author responded Author comments - Don Willison
Resubmission - Version 3
29 Apr 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 3
20 May 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pascal Borry
27 May 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Daryl Pullman
22 Jul 2008 Author responded Author comments - Don Willison
Resubmission - Version 4
22 Jul 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 4
29 Jul 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pascal Borry
7 Aug 2008 Author responded Author comments - Don Willison
Resubmission - Version 5
7 Aug 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
19 Nov 2008 Editorially accepted
19 Nov 2008 Article published 10.1186/1472-6939-9-18

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article.. All previous versions of the manuscript and all author responses to the reviewers are also available.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics, McMaster University
(2)
Centre for Evaluation of Medicines, St. Joseph's Healthcare
(3)
School of Nursing, McMaster University
(4)
Department of Philosophy, McMaster University
(5)
Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University
(6)
Institute for Social Research, York University
(7)
Biostatistics Unit, St. Joseph's Healthcare

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