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Dying, death and bereavement: a qualitative study of the views of carers of people with heart failure in the UK

  • Neil Small1Email author,
  • Sarah Barnes2,
  • Merryn Gott3,
  • Sheila Payne4,
  • Chris Parker5,
  • David Seamark6 and
  • Salah Gariballa7
BMC Palliative Care20098:6

DOI: 10.1186/1472-684X-8-6

Received: 10 September 2008

Accepted: 16 June 2009

Published: 16 June 2009

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Original Submission
10 Sep 2008 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Oct 2008 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Catherine Exley
6 Jan 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Amanda Young
12 Jan 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Richard Harding
30 Mar 2009 Author responded Author comments - Neil Small
Resubmission - Version 3
30 Mar 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 3
30 Mar 2009 Author responded Author comments - Neil Small
Resubmission - Version 4
30 Mar 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 4
1 Apr 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Catherine Exley
6 Apr 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Richard Harding
20 Apr 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Amanda Young
2 Jun 2009 Author responded Author comments - Neil Small
Resubmission - Version 5
2 Jun 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
16 Jun 2009 Editorially accepted
16 Jun 2009 Article published 10.1186/1472-684X-8-6

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
School of Health Studies, University of Bradford
(2)
Section of Public Health, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield
(3)
Sheffield Institute for Studies on Ageing, University of Sheffield
(4)
International Observatory on End of Life Care, Division of Health Research, University of Lancaster
(5)
Nottinghamshire County Teaching PCT
(6)
The Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter
(7)
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAE Faculty of Medicine, United Arab Emirates University, UAE University

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