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Randomised controlled trial of a new palliative care service: Compliance, recruitment and completeness of follow-up

  • Irene J Higginson1Email author,
  • Sam Hart1,
  • Rachel Burman1,
  • Eli Silber2,
  • Tariq Saleem1 and
  • Polly Edmonds1
BMC Palliative Care20087:7

DOI: 10.1186/1472-684X-7-7

Received: 31 August 2007

Accepted: 28 May 2008

Published: 28 May 2008

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Original Submission
31 Aug 2007 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Nov 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carl Lombard
30 Nov 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Richard Stephens
2 Jan 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Amy Abernethy
3 Jan 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - David Currow
15 Feb 2008 Author responded Author comments - Irene J Higginson
Resubmission - Version 3
15 Feb 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 3
28 Feb 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carl Lombard
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
28 May 2008 Editorially accepted
28 May 2008 Article published 10.1186/1472-684X-7-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

King's College London, School of Medicine, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation
King's College Hospital NHS Trust, Department of Neurology