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Tube feeding decreases pneumonia rate in patients with severe dementia: comparison between pre- and post-intervention

  • Shintaro Takenoshita1,
  • Keiko Kondo2,
  • Keiichi Okazaki3,
  • Akihiko Hirao4,
  • Keiko Takayama5,
  • Keisuke Hirayama6,
  • Hiroyuki Asaba7,
  • Kenji Nakata8,
  • Hideki Ishizu9,
  • Hiromi Takahashi10,
  • Hanae Nakashima-Yasuda10,
  • Yasue Sakurada10,
  • Kengo Fujikawa11,
  • Osamu Yokota11,
  • Norihito Yamada1,
  • Seishi Terada1Email author and
  • Middle Western Japan-Dementia Study (mid-Dem study)
BMC GeriatricsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:267

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-017-0662-6

Received: 19 July 2017

Accepted: 10 November 2017

Published: 21 November 2017

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Original Submission
19 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
15 Aug 2017 Author responded Author comments - Shintaro Takenoshita
Resubmission - Version 2
15 Aug 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Satoru Ebihara
8 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Taro Kojima
3 Oct 2017 Author responded Author comments - Shintaro Takenoshita
Resubmission - Version 3
3 Oct 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
3 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Satoru Ebihara
4 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Taro Kojima
10 Oct 2017 Author responded Author comments - Shintaro Takenoshita
Resubmission - Version 4
10 Oct 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 4
10 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Shintaro Takenoshita
Resubmission - Version 5
10 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
10 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
21 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12877-017-0662-6

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Neuropsychiatry, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences
(2)
Department of Psychiatry, Sekizen Hospital
(3)
Department of Psychiatry, Hayashi Hospital
(4)
Department of Psychiatry, Kawada Hospital
(5)
Department of Psychiatry, Kibogaoka Hospital
(6)
Department of Psychiatry, Momonosato Hospital
(7)
Department of Psychiatry, Kohnan Hospital
(8)
Department of Psychiatry, Taiyo Hills Hospital
(9)
Department of Psychiatry, Zikei Hospital
(10)
Department of Psychiatry, Mannari Hospital
(11)
Department of Psychiatry, Kinoko Espoir Hospital

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