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Implicit bias in healthcare professionals: a systematic review

BMC Medical EthicsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201718:19

Received: 19 October 2016

Accepted: 14 February 2017

Published: 1 March 2017

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Original Submission
19 Oct 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
7 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Stephen Smith
20 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mary Neal
23 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Chloë FitzGerald
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Feb 2017 Editorially accepted
1 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12910-017-0179-8

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute for Ethics, History, and the Humanities, Faculty of Medicine University of Geneva, Genève, Switzerland