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General practitioners’ hypertension knowledge and training needs: a survey in Xuhui district, Shanghai

  • Qian Chen1,
  • Xiangjie Zhang1,
  • Jie Gu1,
  • Tianhao Wang1,
  • Yuan Zhang1 and
  • Shanzhu Zhu1Email author
BMC Family Practice201314:16

Received: 18 July 2012

Accepted: 21 January 2013

Published: 28 January 2013

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Original Submission
18 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
4 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Julie Hadley
13 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Christine Urquhart
10 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Shanzhu Zhu
Resubmission - Version 2
10 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
28 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2296-14-16

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Authors’ Affiliations

General Practice Department, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University