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Collaborative goal setting with elderly patients with chronic disease or multimorbidity: a systematic review

  • Neeltje P. C. A. Vermunt1, 2Email author,
  • Mirjam Harmsen1,
  • Gert P. Westert1,
  • Marcel G. M. Olde Rikkert3 and
  • Marjan J. Faber1
BMC GeriatricsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:167

Received: 15 January 2017

Accepted: 4 July 2017

Published: 31 July 2017

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Original Submission
15 Jan 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
31 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Liu Yat Wa Justina
19 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Grazia D'Onofrio
14 May 2017 Author responded Author comments - Neeltje Vermunt
Resubmission - Version 2
14 May 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Jul 2017 Editorially accepted
31 Jul 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12877-017-0534-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

Radboud university medical center, Radboud Institute for Health Sciences, Scientific Center for Quality of Healthcare (IQ healthcare), Nijmegen, Netherlands
The Dutch Council for Health and Society (Raad voor Volksgezondheid en Samenleving, RVS), The Hague, Netherlands
Department of Geriatrics, Radboud university medical center/Radboud Alzheimer Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands