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Transitions in care during the end of life: changes experienced following enrolment in a comprehensive palliative care program

  • Frederick I Burge1Email author,
  • Beverley Lawson1,
  • Patrick Critchley2 and
  • David Maxwell1
BMC Palliative Care20054:3

Received: 10 November 2004

Accepted: 22 February 2005

Published: 22 February 2005

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Original Submission
10 Nov 2004 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Jan 2005 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Linda Kristjanson
11 Feb 2005 Author responded Author comments - Frederick Burge
Resubmission - Version 2
11 Feb 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Feb 2005 Editorially accepted
22 Feb 2005 Article published 10.1186/1472-684X-4-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Family Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
Active staff, Timmims and District Hospital, Timmons, Canada