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Establishing disability weights for congenital pediatric surgical conditions: a multi-modal approach

Population Health MetricsAdvancing innovation in health measurement201715:8

Received: 16 October 2015

Accepted: 16 February 2017

Published: 4 March 2017

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Original Submission
16 Oct 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Dec 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Juanita Haagsma
10 Jan 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Scott Grosse
3 Dec 2016 Author responded Author comments - Dan Poenaru
Resubmission - Version 2
3 Dec 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Feb 2017 Editorially accepted
4 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12963-017-0125-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

McMaster Pediatric Surgery Research Collaborative, Dept. of Surgery, McMaster University
MyungSung Medical College
Department of Surgery, Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University
Dept. of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University
Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam