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What might I, a patient, think?

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b4820 (Published 01 December 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4820
  1. Hazel Thornton, honorary visiting fellow, department of health sciences, University of Leicester1
  1. 1“Saionara,” 31 Regent Street, Rowhedge, Colchester CO5 7EA
  1. hazelcagct{at}keme.co.uk

    As Dalal and colleagues point out,1 Shalowitz and Miller found that most research participants wanted aggregate and clinically significant individual study results made available to them.2

    What did the minority say or want? Not all survivors want results. Anecdotally, they do not want even …

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