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Definitions and methods of measuring and reporting on injurious falls in randomised controlled fall prevention trials: a systematic review

  • Michael Schwenk1Email author,
  • Andreas Lauenroth2,
  • Christian Stock2, 3,
  • Raquel Rodriguez Moreno1,
  • Peter Oster1,
  • Gretl McHugh4,
  • Chris Todd4 and
  • Klaus Hauer1
Contributed equally
BMC Medical Research Methodology201212:50

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2288-12-50

Received: 22 September 2011

Accepted: 17 April 2012

Published: 17 April 2012

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Original Submission
22 Sep 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
10 Nov 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Magnus Karlsson
8 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - John Campbell
13 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ian Cameron
14 Feb 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Catherine Sherrington
16 Mar 2012 Author responded Author comments - Michael Schwenk
Resubmission - Version 3
16 Mar 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
17 Apr 2012 Editorially accepted
17 Apr 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2288-12-50

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Geriatric Research, AGAPLESION Bethanien-Hospital/Geriatric Center at the University of Heidelberg
Network Aging Research, University of Heidelberg
Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research, German Cancer Research Center Heidelberg
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work and Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, University of Manchester