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Development of a decision aid to inform patients’ and families’ renal replacement therapy selection decisions

  • Jessica M Ameling1, 2,
  • Priscilla Auguste1, 2,
  • Patti L Ephraim1, 3,
  • LaPricia Lewis-Boyer1, 2,
  • Nicole DePasquale1, 2,
  • Raquel C Greer1, 2,
  • Deidra C Crews1, 4,
  • Neil R Powe5,
  • Hamid Rabb4 and
  • L Ebony Boulware1, 2, 3Email author
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making201212:140

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6947-12-140

Received: 24 August 2012

Accepted: 27 November 2012

Published: 1 December 2012

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Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting

Original Submission
24 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marlies Noordzij
15 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrew Mooney
15 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - L. Ebony Boulware
Resubmission - Version 2
15 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
1 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1472-6947-12-140

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Authors’ Affiliations

Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco and San Francisco General Hospital