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German translation of the Alberta context tool and two measures of research use: methods, challenges and lessons learned

  • Matthias Hoben1, 2Email author,
  • Cornelia Mahler3,
  • Marion Bär4,
  • Sarah Berger3,
  • Janet E Squires5, 6,
  • Carole A Estabrooks7 and
  • Johann Behrens2
BMC Health Services Research201313:478

Received: 19 June 2013

Accepted: 14 November 2013

Published: 16 November 2013

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Original Submission
19 Jun 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
25 Oct 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ann Catrine Eldh
28 Oct 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Katrin Hertrampf
12 Nov 2013 Author responded Author comments - Matthias Hoben
Resubmission - Version 2
12 Nov 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
12 Nov 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ann Catrine Eldh
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
14 Nov 2013 Editorially accepted
16 Nov 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-13-478

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Authors’ Affiliations

Network Aging Research (NAR), Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
Institute of Health and Nursing Sciences, Medical Faculty, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg
Department of General Practice and Health Services Research, University Hospital, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
Institute of Gerontology (IfG), Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg
School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa
Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta