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Use of email in a family practice setting: opportunities and challenges in patient- and physician-initiated communication

  • Ayaz Virji1Email author,
  • Kimberly SH Yarnall2,
  • Katrina M Krause2,
  • Kathryn I Pollak2,
  • Margaret A Scannell3,
  • Margaret Gradison2 and
  • Truls Østbye2
BMC Medicine20064:18

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-4-18

Received: 03 March 2006

Accepted: 15 August 2006

Published: 15 August 2006

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Original Submission
3 Mar 2006 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 May 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Felicity Goodyear-Smith
10 May 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Don Hilty
2 Jun 2006 Author responded Author comments - Katrina Krause
Resubmission - Version 3
2 Jun 2006 Submitted Manuscript version 3
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
10 Jun 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Felicity Goodyear-Smith
11 Jun 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Don Hilty
23 Jun 2006 Author responded Author comments - Katrina Krause
Resubmission - Version 5
23 Jun 2006 Submitted Manuscript version 5
20 Jul 2006 Author responded Author comments - Katrina Krause
Resubmission - Version 6
20 Jul 2006 Submitted Manuscript version 6
8 Aug 2006 Author responded Author comments - Katrina Krause
Resubmission - Version 7
8 Aug 2006 Submitted Manuscript version 7
Publishing
15 Aug 2006 Editorially accepted
15 Aug 2006 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-4-18

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
6-Step Weight Loss Center
(2)
Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
(3)
Johnston Memorial Hospital

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