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Investing in the use of a checklist during differential diagnoses consideration: what’s the trade-off?

BMC Medical EducationBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:234

Received: 10 February 2017

Accepted: 19 November 2017

Published: 29 November 2017

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Original Submission
10 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Danette Mckinley
13 Oct 2017 Author responded Author comments - Keng Sheng Chew
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Oct 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
19 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
29 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12909-017-1078-x

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Authors’ Affiliations

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kota Samarahan, Malaysia