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Increasing utilization of Internet-based resources following efforts to promote evidence-based medicine: a national study in Taiwan

  • Yi-Hao Weng1,
  • Ken N Kuo2, 3,
  • Chun-Yuh Yang4,
  • Heng-Lien Lo2, 3,
  • Ya-Hui Shih3,
  • Chiehfeng Chen2, 5, 6 and
  • Ya-Wen Chiu3, 5Email author
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making201313:4

Received: 18 September 2012

Accepted: 27 December 2012

Published: 7 January 2013

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Original Submission
18 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
12 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nai Ming Lai
5 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tony Dowell
18 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Ya-Wen Chiu
Resubmission - Version 2
18 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
7 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6947-13-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
Center for Evidence-Based Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Division of Preventive Medicine and Health Services Research, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli, Taiwan
Department of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Master Program in Global Health and Development, College of Public Health and Nutrition, Taipei Medical University,, Taipei, Taiwan
Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Medical University Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan