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BMC Palliative Care

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After you: conversations between patients and healthcare professionals in planning for end of life care

  • Kathryn Almack1Email author,
  • Karen Cox1,
  • Nima Moghaddam2,
  • Kristian Pollock1 and
  • Jane Seymour1
BMC Palliative Care201211:15

Received: 24 April 2012

Accepted: 13 September 2012

Published: 17 September 2012

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Original Submission
24 Apr 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
12 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - H. Roeline W. Pasman
20 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lucy Selman
14 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Kathryn Almack
Resubmission - Version 2
14 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
17 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-684X-11-15

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, University of Nottingham, Queen’s Medical Centre campus
Clinical Psychology, Bridge House 1207, University of Lincoln