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Depression is associated with longer emergency department length of stay in acute coronary syndrome patients

  • Donald Edmondson1Email author,
  • Jonathan D Newman1,
  • Melinda J Chang2,
  • Peter Wyer3 and
  • Karina W Davidson1
BMC Emergency Medicine201212:14

Received: 3 April 2012

Accepted: 31 October 2012

Published: 5 November 2012

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Original Submission
3 Apr 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
2 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrew Steptoe
4 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Aristomenis Exadaktylos
12 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - Donald Edmondson
Resubmission - Version 2
12 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
31 Oct 2012 Editorially accepted
5 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-227X-12-14

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Authors’ Affiliations

Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center
School of Nursing, Columbia University Medical Center
Department of Emergency Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center