Rapid commentary: Ethical implications for clinical trialists and patients associated with COVID-19 research
Gayathri Delanerolle, Tony Thayanandan, Natasha Sandle, Nyla Haque, Vanessa Raymont, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7JX, United Kingdom
Shanaya Rathod, Kathryn Elliot, Peter Phiri, Research and Development Department, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton SO30 3JB, United Kingdom
Rema Ramakrishnan, Nuffield Department of Women's and Reproductive Health, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7JX, United Kingdom
Peter Phiri, Primary Care, Population Sciences and Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 5ST, United Kingdom
Author contributions: Delanerolle G, Phiri P and Raymont V made significant contribution to the development of the draft; Delanerolle G, Phiri P, Raymont V, Elliot K, Ramakrishnan R, Rathod S, Thayanandan T, Sandle N and Haque N contributed to the manuscript revisions and approved the final version.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Phiri P has received research grant from Novo Nordisk, and other, educational from Queen Mary University of London, other from John Wiley & Sons, other from Otsuka, outside the submitted work. Rathod S reports other from Janssen, Lundbeck and Otsuka outside the submitted work. All other authors report no conflict of interests for this article. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the NHS, the National Institute for Health Research, the Department of Health and Social Care or the Academic institutions.
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Corresponding author: Peter Phiri, BSc, PhD, RN, Academic Fellow, Nurse, Department of Research and Development, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, Tom Rudd Unit, Botley Road, West End, Southampton SO30 3JB, United Kingdom. email@example.com
Received: December 15, 2020
Peer-review started: December 15, 2020
First decision: January 7, 2021
Revised: January 28, 2021
Accepted: March 8, 2021
Article in press: March 8, 2021
Published online: March 19, 2021