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Determining the impact of a new physiotherapist-led primary care model for back pain: protocol for a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial

  • Jordan Miller1Email authorView ORCID ID profile,
  • David Barber2,
  • Catherine Donnelly1,
  • Simon French1,
  • Michael Green2,
  • Jonathan Hill3,
  • Joy MacDermid4,
  • Jacquelyn Marsh4,
  • Kathleen Norman1,
  • Julie Richardson5,
  • Monica Taljaard6,
  • Timothy Wideman7,
  • Lynn Cooper8 and
  • Colleen McPhee9

Received: 20 September 2017

Accepted: 10 October 2017

Published: 9 November 2017

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Original Submission
20 Sep 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bianca Callegari
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Oct 2017 Editorially accepted
9 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13063-017-2279-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
Department of Family Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
Keele University, Keele, UK
Physical Therapy, Western University, London, Canada
School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Canadian Pain Coalition, Oshawa, Canada
McMaster Family Health Team, Hamilton, Canada