Clash over public access rights and patient confidentiality sparks trial

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 24 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:473

Owing to an editorial oversight, readers were left in the dark over the disorder mentioned in the third paragraph of this News article by Caroline White (BMJ 2005;330:273, 5 Feb). The two researchers referred to wanted the legal right to gain access to years of confidential data about patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.


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