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Number and type of guideline implementation tools varies by guideline, clinical condition, country of origin, and type of developer organization: content analysis of guidelines

  • Laurel Liang1,
  • Jhoni Abi Safi2,
  • Anna R. Gagliardi1Email author and
  • members of the Guidelines International Network Implementation Working Group
Implementation Science201712:136

Received: 4 September 2017

Accepted: 7 November 2017

Published: 15 November 2017

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Original Submission
4 Sep 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Melissa Brouwers
8 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jako Burgers
11 Oct 2017 Author responded Author comments - Laurel Liang
Resubmission - Version 2
11 Oct 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
15 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13012-017-0668-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
Envisol, La Tour du Pin, France