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The effects of care bundles on patient outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  • Jacqueline F. Lavallée1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Trish A. Gray1, 2,
  • Jo Dumville1, 2,
  • Wanda Russell4 and
  • Nicky Cullum1, 2, 5
Implementation Science201712:142

Received: 24 April 2017

Accepted: 13 November 2017

Published: 29 November 2017

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Original Submission
24 Apr 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
18 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Grazia Antonacci
11 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Adrienne Alayli-Goebbels
9 Oct 2017 Author responded Author comments - Jacqueline Lavallee
Resubmission - Version 2
9 Oct 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
29 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13012-017-0670-0

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Authors’ Affiliations

Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, England
Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Greater Manchester, Manchester, England
Manchester Centre for Health Psychology, University of Manchester, Manchester, England
Primary Care & Research Services, Keele University, Newcastle-under-Lyme, England
Research and Innovation Division, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, Manchester, England