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Option Grids to facilitate shared decision making for patients with Osteoarthritis of the knee: protocol for a single site, efficacy trial

  • Katy Marrin1,
  • Fiona Wood1Email author,
  • Jill Firth2,
  • Katharine Kinsey2,
  • Adrian Edwards1,
  • Kate E Brain1,
  • Robert G Newcombe1,
  • Alan Nye2,
  • Timothy Pickles3,
  • Kamila Hawthorne1 and
  • Glyn Elwyn4
BMC Health Services Research201414:160

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6963-14-160

Received: 6 February 2014

Accepted: 27 March 2014

Published: 7 April 2014

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Original Submission
6 Feb 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
24 Mar 2014 Author responded Author comments - Fiona Wood
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Mar 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Mar 2014 Editorially accepted
7 Apr 2014 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-14-160

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Authors’ Affiliations

Cochrane Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, School of Medicine, Cardiff University
Pennine MSK Partnership Ltd, Integrated Care Centre
South East Wales Trials Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University
The Dartmouth Center for Health Care Delivery Science