After the publication of the above manuscript , the authors noticed that the 'Background' contained sentences from another publication . This was an unintentional error. We did not intend to claim credit for work carried out by the author of the original publication. One of our co-authors was unaware that these sections could not be included verbatim without acknowledging their source. The authors would like to apologise for this oversight.
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 5(1):15.
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