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Developing the Diagnostic Adherence to Medication Scale (the DAMS) for use in clinical practice

  • Sara Garfield1Email author,
  • Lina Eliasson1, 2,
  • Sarah Clifford1,
  • Alan Willson3 and
  • Nick Barber1
BMC Health Services Research201212:350

Received: 13 December 2011

Accepted: 1 October 2012

Published: 8 October 2012

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Original Submission
13 Dec 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Stephen Kogut
10 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Theo Raynor
10 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Delyth James
7 Sep 2012 Author responded Author comments - Sara Garfield
Resubmission - Version 3
7 Sep 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
1 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
8 Oct 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-12-350

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Authors’ Affiliations

The Centre for Medication Safety and Service Quality, UCL School of pharmacy
Centre for Haematology, Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital
National Leadership and Innovation Agency for Healthcare