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Research in disaster settings: a systematic qualitative review of ethical guidelines

  • Signe Mezinska1,
  • Péter Kakuk2,
  • Goran Mijaljica3,
  • Marcin Waligóra4 and
  • Dónal P. O’Mathúna5Email author
BMC Medical EthicsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201617:62

Received: 25 June 2016

Accepted: 14 October 2016

Published: 21 October 2016

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14 Oct 2016 Editorially accepted
21 Oct 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12910-016-0148-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Faculty of Medicine, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
Department of Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Public Health, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary
Department of Medical Humanities, University of Split School of Medicine, Split, Croatia
Department of Philosophy and Bioethics, REMEDY, Research Ethics in Medicine Study Group, Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland
School of Nursing and Human Sciences, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland