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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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The Knee Clinical Assessment Study – CAS(K). A prospective study of knee pain and knee osteoarthritis in the general population

  • George Peat1Email author,
  • Elaine Thomas1,
  • June Handy1,
  • Laurence Wood1,
  • Krysia Dziedzic1,
  • Helen Myers1,
  • Ross Wilkie1,
  • Rachel Duncan1,
  • Elaine Hay1,
  • Jonathan Hill1 and
  • Peter Croft1
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders20045:4

Received: 16 December 2003

Accepted: 12 February 2004

Published: 12 February 2004

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16 Dec 2003 Submitted Original manuscript
8 Jan 2004 Author responded Author comments - George Peat
Resubmission - Version 2
8 Jan 2004 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Feb 2004 Editorially accepted
12 Feb 2004 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-5-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Primary Care Sciences Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, United Kingdom