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Factors influencing patient safety in Sweden: perceptions of patient safety officers in the county councils

  • Mikaela Nygren1Email author,
  • Kerstin Roback1,
  • Annica Öhrn1,
  • Hans Rutberg1,
  • Mikael Rahmqvist1 and
  • Per Nilsen1
BMC Health Services Research201313:52

Received: 1 August 2012

Accepted: 30 January 2013

Published: 8 February 2013

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Original Submission
1 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
9 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sander Gaal
6 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Doris Østergaard
14 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Mikaela Ridelberg
Resubmission - Version 2
14 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sander Gaal
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
30 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
8 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-13-52

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Division of Health Care Analysis, Linkoping University