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BMC Family Practice

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Family physician enabling attitudes: a qualitative study of patient perceptions

  • Catherine Hudon1, 2Email author,
  • Denise St-Cyr Tribble3,
  • Gina Bravo4,
  • William Hogg5,
  • Mireille Lambert2 and
  • Marie-Eve Poitras2
BMC Family Practice201314:8

Received: 24 October 2012

Accepted: 9 January 2013

Published: 10 January 2013

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1 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ellen Rosenberg
11 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Chris Shaw
21 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Catherine Hudon
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21 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
9 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
10 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2296-14-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

Département de médecine de famille et de médecine d’urgence, Université de Sherbrooke
Centre de santé et de services sociaux de Chicoutimi
École des sciences infirmières, Université de Sherbrooke
Département des sciences de la santé communautaire, Université de Sherbrooke
Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa