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Implementing nursing best practice guidelines: Impact on patient referrals

  • Nancy Edwards1Email author,
  • Barbara Davies2,
  • Jenny Ploeg3,
  • Tazim Virani4 and
  • Jennifer Skelly5
BMC Nursing20076:4

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6955-6-4

Received: 15 December 2006

Accepted: 28 June 2007

Published: 28 June 2007

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Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
15 Dec 2006 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Feb 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jo Rycroft-Malone
20 Feb 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Dorothy McCaughan
21 Feb 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Karen Spilsbury
21 Feb 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anne Sales
15 Mar 2007 Author responded Author comments - Nancy Edwards
Resubmission - Version 3
15 Mar 2007 Submitted Manuscript version 3
15 Mar 2007 Author responded Author comments - Nancy Edwards
Resubmission - Version 4
15 Mar 2007 Submitted Manuscript version 4
3 Apr 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Karen Spilsbury
7 Apr 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anne Sales
12 Apr 2007 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jo Rycroft-Malone
22 May 2007 Author responded Author comments - Nancy Edwards
Resubmission - Version 5
22 May 2007 Submitted Manuscript version 5
1 Jun 2007 Author responded Author comments - Nancy Edwards
Resubmission - Version 6
1 Jun 2007 Submitted Manuscript version 6
27 Jun 2007 Author responded Author comments - Nancy Edwards
Resubmission - Version 7
27 Jun 2007 Submitted Manuscript version 7
Publishing
28 Jun 2007 Editorially accepted
28 Jun 2007 Article published 10.1186/1472-6955-6-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
School of Nursing and Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa
(2)
School of Nursing, University of Ottawa
(3)
School of Nursing, McMaster University
(4)
Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario
(5)
School of Nursing, McMaster University

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