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Sicily statement on classification and development of evidence-based practice learning assessment tools

  • Julie K Tilson1Email author,
  • Sandra L Kaplan2,
  • Janet L Harris3,
  • Andy Hutchinson4,
  • Dragan Ilic5,
  • Richard Niederman6,
  • Jarmila Potomkova7 and
  • Sandra E Zwolsman8
BMC Medical Education201111:78

Received: 7 June 2011

Accepted: 5 October 2011

Published: 5 October 2011

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Original Submission
7 Jun 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Jul 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Patricia McInerney
12 Sep 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Phil Hider
1 Oct 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ellen Fineout-Overholt
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
3 Oct 2011 Author responded Author comments - Julie K. Tilson
Resubmission - Version 3
3 Oct 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 3
5 Oct 2011 Editorially accepted
5 Oct 2011 Article published 10.1186/1472-6920-11-78

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Authors’ Affiliations

Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California
Doctoral Programs in Physical Therapy, Dept. of Rehabilitation and Movement Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
School of Health & Related Research, University of Sheffield
National Prescribing Centre, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Monash University
Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, The Forsyth Institute
Palacky University Medical Library
Department of General Practice/Family Medicine, Academic Medical Center-University of Amsterdam