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Inflammatory bowel disease patient profiles are related to specific information needs: A nationwide survey
Saleh Daher, Tawfik Khoury, Ariel Benson, John R Walker, Oded Hammerman, Ron Kedem, Timna Naftali, Rami Eliakim, Ofer Ben-Bassat, Charles N Bernstein, Eran Israeli
Saleh Daher, Tawfik Khoury, Ariel Benson, Oded Hammerman, Eran Israeli, Institute of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
Tawfik Khoury, Department of Gastroenterology, Galilee Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine in the Galilee, Bar-Ilan University, Nahariya 22100, Israel
John R Walker, Charles N Bernstein, IBD Clinical and Research Centre, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3E3P4, Canada
Ron Kedem, Research Branch, IDF Medical Corps, Tel-Hashomer, Ramat Gan 52630, Israel
Timna Naftali, Institute of Gastroenterology, Meir Medical Center, Kfar-saba 4428164, Israel
Timna Naftali, Rami Eliakim, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv 6997801, Israel
Rami Eliakim, Institute of Gastroenterology, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat-Gan 52630, Israel
Ofer Ben-Bassat, Institute of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Petach-Tikva 49100, Israel
Author contributions: Daher S, Khoury T, Benson A, Bernstein CN and Israeli E formulated study concept and design; Daher S, Benson A, Naftali T, Eliakim R, Ben-Bassat O and Israeli E contributed to acquisition of data; all authors contributed to analysis, interpretation of data and critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content; Daher S, Khoury T, Benson A, Hammerman O and Israeli E contributed to drafting of the manuscript; Kedem R assisted with statistical analysis; Israeli E supervised the performance of all stages of the study; all authors approved the final version of the manuscript; Prof John R Walker deceased December 14, 2018.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the local ethical committee at Hadassah Medical center number 0327-14-HMO.
Informed consent statement: All study participants or their legal guardian provided informed written consent about personal and medical data collection prior to study enrolment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflict of interest regarding this manuscript.
Data sharing statement: Statistical code and dataset available from the corresponding author at [Saleh@Hadassah.org.il]. Consent was not obtained for data sharing but the presented data are anonymized and risk of identification is low.
STROBE statement: The authors have read the STORBE Checklist, and the manuscript was prepared and revised according to it.
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Corresponding author: Saleh Daher, MA, MD, Attending Doctor, Attending Physician, Institute of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein-Kerem, P.O.B 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: March 18, 2019
Peer-review started: March 19, 2019
First decision: April 30, 2019
Revised: June 9, 2019
Accepted: June 22, 2019
Article in press: June 23, 2019
Published online: August 14, 2019