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Communicating with parents about vaccination: a framework for health professionals

  • Julie Leask1Email author,
  • Paul Kinnersley2,
  • Cath Jackson3,
  • Francine Cheater4,
  • Helen Bedford5 and
  • Greg Rowles6
BMC Pediatrics201212:154

Received: 14 March 2012

Accepted: 4 September 2012

Published: 21 September 2012

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Original Submission
14 Mar 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
19 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nick Sevdalis
22 May 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lynne Sturm
23 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Julie Leask
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nick Sevdalis
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
4 Sep 2012 Editorially accepted
21 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2431-12-154

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Public Health, and Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health University of Sydney and National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia
Institute of Primary Care and Public Health, Cardiff University, Heath Park, UK
York Trials Unit, Department of Health Sciences, University of York, York, UK
Institute for Applied Health Research, Associate Dean (Research) School of Health and Life Sciences, Buchanan House, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK
Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, UK
Greg Rowles, General practitioner, Riddells Creek, Australia