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Biomarkers of acute lung injury: worth their salt?

  • Alastair G Proudfoot1, 2,
  • Matthew Hind1, 2 and
  • Mark JD Griffiths1, 2Email author
Contributed equally
BMC Medicine20119:132

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-9-132

Received: 16 August 2011

Accepted: 12 December 2011

Published: 12 December 2011

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Original Submission
16 Aug 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
26 Aug 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Johan Groeneveld
31 Aug 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lorraine Ware
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
12 Oct 2011 Author responded Author comments - Alice Holt
Resubmission - Version 4
12 Oct 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 4
12 Dec 2011 Editorially accepted
12 Dec 2011 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-9-132

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Authors’ Affiliations

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, Adult Intensive Care Unit
Unit of Critical Care, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London