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Ready for goal setting? Process evaluation of a patient-specific goal-setting method in physiotherapy

  • Anita Stevens1, 2Email author,
  • Albère Köke1, 3, 4,
  • Trudy van der Weijden2 and
  • Anna Beurskens1, 2
BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:618

Received: 1 February 2017

Accepted: 17 August 2017

Published: 31 August 2017

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Original Submission
1 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gail Dechman
24 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Simone van Dulmen
20 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - anita stevens
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Aug 2017 Author responded Author comments - anita stevens
Resubmission - Version 3
16 Aug 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
17 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
31 Aug 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12913-017-2557-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Health, Heerlen, the Netherlands
Department of Family Medicine, Maastricht University, CAPHRI Care and Public Health Research Institute, Maastricht, the Netherlands
Adelante Centre of Research in Rehabilitation, Hoensbroek, the Netherlands
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands