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Using aggregated single patient (N-of-1) trials to determine the effectiveness of psychostimulants to reduce fatigue in advanced cancer patients: a rationale and protocol

  • Hugh EJ Senior1Email author,
  • Geoffrey K Mitchell1,
  • Jane Nikles1,
  • Sue-Ann Carmont1,
  • Philip J Schluter2, 3,
  • David C Currow4,
  • Rohan Vora5,
  • Michael J Yelland6,
  • Meera Agar4,
  • Phillip D Good7, 8 and
  • Janet R Hardy8
Contributed equally
BMC Palliative Care201312:17

Received: 18 March 2013

Accepted: 16 April 2013

Published: 23 April 2013

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Original Submission
18 Mar 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
15 Apr 2013 Author responded Author comments - Hugh Senior
Resubmission - Version 2
15 Apr 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Apr 2013 Editorially accepted
23 Apr 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-684X-12-17

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Authors’ Affiliations

Discipline of General Practice, The University of Queensland
School of Health Sciences, University of Canterbury
School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Queensland
Discipline of Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University
Department of Palliative Care, Gold Coast Hospital
School of Medicine, Griffith University
Department of Palliative Care, St. Vincent‘s Hospital
Department of Palliative Care, Mater Health Services