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Effects of case management in community aged care on client and carer outcomes: a systematic review of randomized trials and comparative observational studies

BMC Health Services Research201212:395

Received: 18 June 2012

Accepted: 31 October 2012

Published: 14 November 2012

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Original Submission
18 Jun 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Osama Altayar
30 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Susanne Hempel
18 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - Emily (Chuanmei) You
Resubmission - Version 2
18 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
14 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-12-395

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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics (CHPPE), Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
National Ageing Research Institute, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Australian Catholic University, 115 Victoria Pde Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia