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Patient’s consent for publication of case report: need for developing a universal consent form
  1. A K Saxena1,
  2. B Ghai2,
  3. J K Makkar2
  1. 1Department of Radio Diagnosis and Imaging, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  2. 2Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr A K Saxena
    Department of Radio Diagnosis and Imaging, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India 160012; fatakshay{at}yahoo.com

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A patient’s consent for publication of case report is a contentious issue and difficulties in this context have been reported.1,2 One of the lesser recognised problems is the lack of a universal patient consent form. Thus, different journals may have their own patient consent forms; for example, the consent form of …

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