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BMC Medicine201311:19

Received: 17 December 2012

Accepted: 24 January 2013

Published: 24 January 2013

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
17 Dec 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
30 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Claire Barnard
Resubmission - Version 2
30 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
24 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-11-19

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Medicine, Division of Critical Care Medicine, Western University, London, Canada