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Place of death in the Czech Republic and Slovakia: a population based comparative study using death certificates data

  • Martin Loucka1Email author,
  • Sheila A Payne1,
  • Sarah G Brearley1 and
BMC Palliative Care201413:13

Received: 22 July 2013

Accepted: 14 March 2014

Published: 20 March 2014

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Original Submission
22 Jul 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Oct 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lud van der Velden
11 Feb 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mitsunori Miyashita
26 Feb 2014 Author responded Author comments - Martin Loucka
Resubmission - Version 2
26 Feb 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Mar 2014 Editorially accepted
20 Mar 2014 Article published 10.1186/1472-684X-13-13

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Authors’ Affiliations

The International Observatory on End-of-Life Care, Division of Health Research, Faculty of Health and Medicine, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK