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Erratum to: The concept of ‘vulnerability’ in research ethics: an in-depth analysis of policies and guidelines

The original article was published in Health Research Policy and Systems 2017 15:8

Unfortunately the references within Table 4 of this article [1] were not corrected during the production process and were therefore incorrect when published. Please see the corrected Table 4 below.

Table 4 Vulnerable groups identified in our sample, as well as explanations for this designation, where available


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    Bracken-Roche D, Bell E, Macdonald ME, Racine E. The concept of ‘vulnerability’ in research ethics: an in-depth analysis of policies and guidelines. Health Res Policy Syst. 2017;15:8.

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Correspondence to Eric Racine.

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The online version of the original article can be found under doi:10.1186/s12961-016-0164-6.

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