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Physical frailty and functional status in patients with advanced kidney disease: a protocol for a systematic review

  • Kendra E. Brett1Email author,
  • Alexandria Bennett1,
  • Lindsay J. Ritchie1 and
  • Greg A. Knoll1, 2, 3
Systematic Reviews20176:133

Received: 6 September 2016

Accepted: 28 June 2017

Published: 6 July 2017

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Original Submission
6 Sep 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
28 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Helen Noble
1 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Smriti Raichand
12 Jun 2017 Author responded Author comments - Kendra E. Brett
Resubmission - Version 2
12 Jun 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Jun 2017 Editorially accepted
6 Jul 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13643-017-0536-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada
Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Division of Nephrology, Kidney Research Centre, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Canada