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Systematic pain assessment in nursing homes: a cluster-randomized trial using mixed-methods approach

  • Anna-Greta Mamhidir1, 2Email author,
  • Britt-Marie Sjölund1, 3,
  • Birgitta Fläckman4,
  • Anders Wimo3, 5,
  • Anders Sköldunger3, 5 and
  • Maria Engström1, 2, 6
BMC GeriatricsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:61

Received: 13 October 2016

Accepted: 21 February 2017

Published: 28 February 2017

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Original Submission
13 Oct 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
31 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pat Schofield
23 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Stefanie Eicher
20 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Anna-Greta Mamhidir
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Feb 2017 Editorially accepted
28 Feb 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12877-017-0454-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Health and Caring Sciences, Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies, University of Gävle
Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University
Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), Aging Research Center (ARC), Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University
Department of Health Care Sciences of Ersta, Sköndal University College
Division of Neurogeriatrics, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society (NVS), Karolinska Institutet
Nursing Department, Medicine and Health College, Lishui University