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Inter-rater reliability of the QuIS as an assessment of the quality of staff-inpatient interactions

  • Ines Mesa-Eguiagaray1,
  • Dankmar Böhning2,
  • Chris McLean3,
  • Peter Griffiths3,
  • Jackie Bridges3 and
  • Ruth M Pickering1Email author
BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:171

Received: 1 July 2016

Accepted: 16 November 2016

Published: 7 December 2016

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16 Nov 2016 Editorially accepted
7 Dec 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12874-016-0266-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Medical Statistics Group, Faculty of Medicine, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute & Mathematical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK