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BMC Palliative Care

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Factors associated with home death for individuals who receive home support services: a retrospective cohort study

BMC Palliative Care20021:2

Received: 27 October 2001

Accepted: 25 March 2002

Published: 25 March 2002

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
27 Oct 2001 Submitted Original manuscript
15 Nov 2001 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ruth McCorkle
26 Feb 2002 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Margaret Thompson
18 Mar 2002 Author responded Author comments - Kevin Brazil
Resubmission - Version 2
18 Mar 2002 Submitted Manuscript version 2
25 Mar 2002 Editorially accepted
25 Mar 2002 Article published 10.1186/1472-684X-1-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
Lakehead Psychiatric Hospital
Hamilton-Wentworth Victorian Order of Nurses