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A cluster randomized trial to assess the impact of clinical pathways for patients with stroke: rationale and design of the Clinical Pathways for Effective and Appropriate Care Study [NCT00673491]

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BMC Health Services Research20088:223

Received: 25 September 2008

Accepted: 03 November 2008

Published: 03 November 2008

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Original Submission
25 Sep 2008 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Oct 2008 Author responded Author comments - Massimiliano Panella
Resubmission - Version 2
29 Oct 2008 Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Nov 2008 Editorially accepted
3 Nov 2008 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-8-223

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Eastern Piedmont "A. Avogadro", Novara, Italy
Department of Hygiene and Public Health, University "Politecnica delle Marche", Ancona, Italy