A hands-on guide on obtaining research ethics approval

David Hunter

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    It is an uncontested truth that many medical students and practising clinicians dread having to get their research proposal through a research ethics committee. In this paper, the author, a long-standing member of a research ethics committee, offers a practical guide on applying for research ethics approval, detailing common mistakes and flaws in applications, and giving specific guidance on getting through what can seem a daunting process.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)509-513
    Number of pages5
    JournalPostgraduate Medical Journal
    Issue number1030
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 2011


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