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Hepatitis B virus infected physicians and disclosure of transmission risks to patients: A critical analysis

BMC Medical Ethics20012:4

Received: 26 September 2001

Accepted: 25 October 2001

Published: 25 October 2001

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Original Submission
26 Sep 2001 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Oct 2001 Reviewed Reviewer Report - O Blatchford
23 Oct 2001 Author responded Author comments - Ross Upshur
Resubmission - Version 3
23 Oct 2001 Submitted Manuscript version 3
25 Oct 2001 Editorially accepted
25 Oct 2001 Article published 10.1186/1472-6939-2-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

PGY-1 McGill University, Faculty of Medicine
Department of Humanities and Languages, Hazen Hall University of New Brunswick
Primary Care Research Unit, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre, Department of Family and Community Medicine and Public Health Sciences and Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto