Presented at the National Association of EMS Physicians annual meeting, Phoenix, AZ; January 2010.
Biros Section on Research Ethics
Emergency Research: Using Exception from Informed Consent, Evaluation of Community Consultations
Article first published online: 13 JAN 2013
© 2013 by the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Academic Emergency Medicine
Volume 20, Issue 1, pages 98–103, January 2013
How to Cite
Govindarajan, P., Dickert, N. W., Meeker, M., De Souza, N., Harney, D., Hemphill, C. J., Pentz, R. (2013), Emergency Research: Using Exception from Informed Consent, Evaluation of Community Consultations. Academic Emergency Medicine, 20: 98–103. doi: 10.1111/acem.12039
The primary author was funded by a career development award (1K08HS017965-01) from the Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Western States Clinical Research Program.
The authors have no potential conflicts of interest to disclose.
A related commentary appears on page 104.
- Issue published online: 13 JAN 2013
- Article first published online: 13 JAN 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 29 APR 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 20 APR 2012
- Manuscript Received: 14 FEB 2012
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