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The contribution of a MOOC to community discussions around death and dying

BMC Palliative CareBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201817:31

Received: 15 May 2017

Accepted: 9 February 2018

Published: 20 February 2018

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Original Submission
15 May 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bee Wee
7 Feb 2018 Author responded Author comments - Jennifer Tieman
Resubmission - Version 2
7 Feb 2018 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Feb 2018 Editorially accepted
20 Feb 2018 Article published 10.1186/s12904-018-0287-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, Australia