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Development and evaluation of the content validity, practicability and feasibility of the Innovative dementia-oriented Assessment system for challenging behaviour in residents with dementia

BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:554

Received: 23 February 2017

Accepted: 24 July 2017

Published: 14 August 2017

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Original Submission
23 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sue Cradock
16 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Rose-Marie Dröes
17 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Margareta Halek
Resubmission - Version 2
17 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Jul 2017 Editorially accepted
14 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12913-017-2469-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Witten, Germany
School of Nursing Science, Witten/Herdecke University, Witten, Germany