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Research involving subjects with Alzheimer’s disease in Italy: the possible role of family members

BMC Medical Ethics201516:12

Received: 26 August 2014

Accepted: 19 February 2015

Published: 4 March 2015

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26 Aug 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
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Resubmission - Version 2
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Resubmission - Version 3
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19 Feb 2015 Editorially accepted
4 Mar 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12910-015-0009-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Bioethics Unit, IRCCS Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy
Bioethics Unit, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy