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Introducing the informed health choices project to Ireland
  1. Linda Biesty1,
  2. Dara Glynn1,
  3. Patricia Healy1,2,
  4. Sarah Chapman3,
  5. Declan Devane1,2,
  6. Sandra Galvin1,2
  1. 1 School of Nursing and Midwifery, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland
  2. 2 Health Research Board - Trials Methodology Research Network, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway
  3. 3 UK Cochrane Centre, Oxford, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Linda Biesty, School of Nursing & Midwifery, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway H91 TK33, Ireland; linda.biesty{at}

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We were delighted to read the recently published paper by Iain Chalmers, Andy Oxman and colleagues identifying the key concepts framework of the Informed Health Choices (IHC) project.1 We welcome the framework they describe and the guidance it provides to those of wanting to encourage children to learn about healthcare decisions.

Our interest in introducing primary school children in Ireland to informed health choices …

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