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DEMDATA: The Austrian-Czech institutional long term care project – design and protocol of a two-centre cross sectional study

  • Stefanie Auer1, 3Email author,
  • Elisabeth Linsmayer3,
  • Anna Beránková2,
  • Patrick Pascher1, 3,
  • Bernadette Firlinger1,
  • Doris Prischl3,
  • Paulina Ratajczak1,
  • Edith Span3 and
  • Iva Holmerova2
BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:296

Received: 21 December 2016

Accepted: 11 April 2017

Published: 20 April 2017

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21 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
8 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Stefanie Auer
Resubmission - Version 2
8 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
20 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12913-017-2244-x

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department for Clinical Neuroscience and Preventive Medicine, Danube University Krems, Krems, Austria
Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
MAS Alzheimerhilfe, Bad Ischl, Austria