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Age, gender, will, and use of home-visit nursing care are critical factors in home care for malignant diseases; a retrospective study involving 346 patients in Japan

  • Yuko Kodama1, 2Email author,
  • Tomoko Matsumura1,
  • Takuhiro Yamaguchi3,
  • Morihito Takita1,
  • Shohei Kawagoe3,
  • Yukihiro Kimura4,
  • Satoshi Hirahara5,
  • Hiroshi Suzuki6,
  • Hideki Ohta7,
  • Shigeru Onozawa8,
  • Tadashi Wada3,
  • Yukiyasu Nakamura9,
  • Kazushi Nakano10,
  • Masahiro Kami1 and
  • Koichiro Yuji11
Contributed equally
BMC Palliative Care201110:17

DOI: 10.1186/1472-684X-10-17

Received: 4 July 2011

Accepted: 1 November 2011

Published: 1 November 2011

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Original Submission
4 Jul 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Aug 2011 Author responded Author comments - Yuko Kodama
Resubmission - Version 3
9 Aug 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 3
22 Aug 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kengo Takeuchi
8 Sep 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tsunehiko Komatsu
27 Sep 2011 Author responded Author comments - Yuko Kodama
Resubmission - Version 4
27 Sep 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 4
29 Sep 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kengo Takeuchi
26 Oct 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tsunehiko Komatsu
1 Nov 2011 Author responded Author comments - Yuko Kodama
Resubmission - Version 5
1 Nov 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
1 Nov 2011 Editorially accepted
1 Nov 2011 Article published 10.1186/1472-684X-10-17

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Division of Social Communication System for Advanced Clinical Research, the Institute of Medical Science, the University of Tokyo
(2)
Clinical Data Management Division, The University of Tokyo
(3)
Aozora Medical Clinic
(4)
Morioka Home Care Clinic
(5)
Kajiwara Clinic
(6)
Suzuki Clinic
(7)
Oyama -johoku Clinic
(8)
Departments of Family Medicine, Kameda Medical Center
(9)
Hinode Clinic
(10)
Nakano Home Care Clinic
(11)
Department of Internal Medicine, the Institute of Medical Science, the University of Tokyo

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