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Symptom burden, palliative care need and predictors of physical and psychological discomfort in two UK hospitals

  • Tony Ryan1Email author,
  • Christine Ingleton1,
  • Clare Gardiner2,
  • Chris Parker1,
  • Merryn Gott3 and
  • Bill Noble4
BMC Palliative Care201312:11

DOI: 10.1186/1472-684X-12-11

Received: 5 September 2012

Accepted: 18 February 2013

Published: 26 February 2013

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Original Submission
5 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
5 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lieve Van den Block
18 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gunn Grande
2 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Tony Ryan
Resubmission - Version 3
2 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
8 Feb 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gunn Grande
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
18 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
26 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-684X-12-11

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
School of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Sheffield
(2)
School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield
(3)
Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland
(4)
Academic Unit of Supportive Care, University of Sheffield

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