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    Ethical dilemmas: feeding back results to members of a longitudinal cohort study
    Journal of Medical Ethics 31 (3): 153-153. 2005.
    Does feedback of abnormal results affect validity during a longitudinal study?A fundamental requirement of research is that no harm should come to the participants; however, being granted ethical approval for research does not imply that individuals will necessarily benefit from participation.Certain ethical dilemmas become apparent only during the course of a longitudinal cohort study, such as the EarlyBird diabetes study in Plymouth, Devon.1 In this non-intervention study, the aim is to observ…Read more