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A qualitative evaluation of scalpel skill teaching of podiatry students

Journal of Foot and Ankle Research201710:21

Received: 2 December 2016

Accepted: 24 April 2017

Published: 2 May 2017

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Original Submission
2 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mark Cole
5 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Wendy Smith
5 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Ryan Causby
Resubmission - Version 2
5 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
2 May 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13047-017-0202-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia
Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity, University of South Australia
School of Clinical Sciences, Queensland University of Technology