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‘Are smokers less deserving of expensive treatment? A randomised controlled trial that goes beyond official values’

BMC Medical Ethics201516:28

Received: 29 January 2015

Accepted: 22 April 2015

Published: 4 May 2015

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Original Submission
29 Jan 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
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Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
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Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
22 Apr 2015 Editorially accepted
4 May 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12910-015-0019-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Karolinska Institutet, LIME, Stockholm Centre for Healthcare Ethics, Stockholm, Sweden
Department of Research and Development, Region Kronoberg, VÄXJÖ, Sweden