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Patient- and family-centered performance measures focused on actionable processes of care for persistent and chronic critical illness: protocol for a systematic review

  • Louise Rose1, 2, 3, 4Email author,
  • Laura Istanboulian3,
  • Laura Allum4,
  • Lisa Burry5,
  • Craig Dale6,
  • Nicholas Hart4, 7,
  • Claire Kydonaki8,
  • Pam Ramsay9,
  • Natalie Pattison10,
  • Bronwen Connolly11, 12, 13 and
  • On behalf of the PERFORM study investigators
Systematic Reviews20176:84

Received: 24 February 2017

Accepted: 6 April 2017

Published: 17 April 2017

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Original Submission
24 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
15 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bronagh Blackwood
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
17 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13643-017-0476-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Critical Care, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing and Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Toronto
Provincial Centre of Weaning Excellence, Michael Garron Hospital
Lane Fox Respiratory Unit, St Thomas’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust
Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto
Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto
Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Department of Asthma, Allergy, and Respiratory Science Division of Asthma, Allergy and Lung Biology, King’s College London
Adult Nursing, School of Health & Social Care, Teaching Fellow of the Academy of Higher Education, Edinburgh Napier University
Nursing Studies, Edinburgh Napier University
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Dovehouse DB3
Lane Fox Clinical Respiratory Physiology Research Centre
Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation and King’s College London NIHR Biomedical Research Centre
Centre for Human and Aerospace Physiological Sciences, King’s College London