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Barriers and enablers to implementing multiple stroke guideline recommendations: a qualitative study

  • Annie McCluskey1Email author,
  • Angela Vratsistas-Curto1, 2 and
  • Karl Schurr2
Contributed equally
BMC Health Services Research201313:323

Received: 29 November 2012

Accepted: 13 August 2013

Published: 19 August 2013

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Original Submission
29 Nov 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Wendy Lipworth
28 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Joanne Travaglia
13 Apr 2013 Author responded Author comments - Annie McCluskey
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Apr 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Apr 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Wendy Lipworth
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
13 Aug 2013 Editorially accepted
19 Aug 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-13-323

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Authors’ Affiliations

Discipline of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney
Physiotherapy Department, Bankstown Lidcombe Hospital