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Why are family carers of people with dementia dissatisfied with general hospital care? a qualitative study

  • Fiona J Jurgens1,
  • Philip Clissett2,
  • John RF Gladman1, 3 and
  • Rowan H Harwood1, 3Email author
BMC Geriatrics201212:57

Received: 5 April 2012

Accepted: 21 September 2012

Published: 24 September 2012

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Original Submission
5 Apr 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
9 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jackie Bridges
30 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - anna azulai
17 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Rowan Harwood
Resubmission - Version 2
17 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
24 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2318-12-57

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Authors’ Affiliations

Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing, University of Nottingham
School of Nursing, University of Nottingham
Health Care for Older People, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Queens Medical Centre