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Training recruiters to randomized trials to facilitate recruitment and informed consent by exploring patients' treatment preferences

  • Nicola Mills1Email author,
  • Jane M Blazeby1,
  • Freddie C Hamdy2,
  • David E Neal3,
  • Bruce Campbell4,
  • Caroline Wilson1,
  • Sangeetha Paramasivan1 and
  • Jenny L Donovan1

DOI: 10.1186/1745-6215-15-323

Received: 11 March 2014

Accepted: 24 July 2014

Published: 13 August 2014

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Original Submission
11 Mar 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
28 Apr 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter Bower
29 Apr 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Joy Adamson
7 May 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Julia Lawton
30 Jun 2014 Author responded Author comments - Nicola Mills
Resubmission - Version 4
30 Jun 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 4
6 Jul 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter Bower
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
24 Jul 2014 Editorially accepted
13 Aug 2014 Article published 10.1186/1745-6215-15-323

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol
Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital
University Department of Oncology, Addenbrooke’s Hospital
University of Exeter Medical School, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital