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Author's response: ‘risk disclosure prior to bronchoscopy’—Bianchi et al
  1. Shaun T O'Keeffe,
  2. Mateen Uzbeck,
  3. Colin Quinn
  1. Galway University Hospitals, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Shaun T O'Keeffe, Galway University Hospitals, Unit 4, Galway, Ireland; sokanc{at}

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We are grateful to Dr Bianchi and colleagues for their interest in our study.1 They argue that ‘knowledge of local and even personal bronchoscopic practice and performance’ is necessary to determine the level of risk to the patient from the procedure and hence the degree of information that must be provided.2 This …

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