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Effect of diagnosis related groups implementation on the intensive care unit of a Swiss tertiary hospital: a cohort study

BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201818:84

Received: 29 March 2017

Accepted: 21 January 2018

Published: 5 February 2018

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Original Submission
29 Mar 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
7 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Oriana Ciani
15 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Duncan Young
10 Oct 2017 Author responded Author comments - Lionel Chok
Resubmission - Version 2
10 Oct 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Jan 2018 Editorially accepted
5 Feb 2018 Article published 10.1186/s12913-018-2869-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, University Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Uster, Uster, Switzerland