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Clinician’s use of automated reports of estimated glomerular filtration rate: A qualitative study

  • David H Smith1Email author,
  • Jennifer Schneider1,
  • Micah L Thorp1, 2,
  • Suma Vupputuri3,
  • Jessica W Weiss1, 4,
  • Eric S Johnson1,
  • Adrianne Feldstein1,
  • Amanda F Petrik1,
  • Xuihai Yang1 and
  • Susan R Snyder5
BMC Nephrology201213:154

Received: 10 July 2012

Accepted: 28 October 2012

Published: 23 November 2012

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Original Submission
10 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
27 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - James Simon
1 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lesley Inker
6 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrew Narva
7 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Graham Jones
24 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - David Smith
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
23 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2369-13-154

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Authors’ Affiliations

The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest
Department of Nephrology, Kaiser Permanente Northwest
The Center for Heath Research, Kaiser Permanente Southeast
Department of Nephrology, Oregon Health and Sciences University
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention