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Journal of Biomedical Education
Volume 2016, Article ID 5490575, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5490575
Research Article

Attitudes and Perceived Barriers among Medical Students towards Clinical Research: A Cross-Sectional Study in an Egyptian Medical School

1Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
2NovaMed Medical Research Association, Cairo, Egypt

Received 3 July 2016; Accepted 14 September 2016

Academic Editor: James J. Brokaw

Copyright © 2016 Abdelrahman Ibrahim Abushouk et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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