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Epidemiology of diabetic foot disease and diabetes-related lower-extremity amputation in Australia: a systematic review protocol

Systematic Reviews20176:101

Received: 4 January 2017

Accepted: 28 April 2017

Published: 18 May 2017

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Original Submission
4 Jan 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Rosie Dew
22 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Alexandra Maria Bodnaruc
13 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Jaap van Netten
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
18 May 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13643-017-0488-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Clinical Sciences, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Diabetic Foot Australia, West End, Australia
Wound Management Innovation Cooperative Research Centre, Brisbane, Australia
Department of Podiatry, Metro North Hospital & Health Service, Queensland Health, Brisbane, Australia
Independent Consultant, Perth, Australia