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A systematic review to investigate the measurement properties of goal attainment scaling, towards use in drug trials

  • Charlotte M. W. Gaasterland1Email author,
  • Marijke C. Jansen-van der Weide1,
  • Stephanie S. Weinreich1, 2 and
  • Johanna H. van der Lee1
BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:99

Received: 7 April 2016

Accepted: 2 August 2016

Published: 17 August 2016

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2 Aug 2016 Editorially accepted
17 Aug 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12874-016-0205-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Pediatric clinical Research Office, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Department of Clinical Genetics and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands