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A large cluster randomized trial of outcome-based pathways to improve home-based wound care

  • Merrick Zwarenstein1, 3Email author,
  • Salimah Shariff3,
  • Nicole Mittmann4,
  • Anita Stern2 and
  • Katie N. Dainty5, 6

Received: 9 May 2016

Accepted: 1 July 2017

Published: 29 August 2017

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Original Submission
9 May 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
12 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Isabelle Boutron
22 Jun 2017 Author responded Author comments - Merrick Zwarenstein
Resubmission - Version 2
22 Jun 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
1 Jul 2017 Editorially accepted
29 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13063-017-2082-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, Canada
TAGlab (Technologies for Aging Gracefully lab.), University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Western Satellite Site, London, Canada
HOPE Research Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Canada
Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Institute of Health Policy Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada