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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Intimate partner violence and Musculoskeletal injury: bridging the knowledge gap in Orthopaedic fracture clinics

  • Sheila Sprague1Email author,
  • Kim Madden1,
  • Sonia Dosanjh2,
  • Katelyn Godin1,
  • J Carel Goslings3,
  • Emil H Schemitsch4 and
  • Mohit Bhandari1, 5
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201314:23

Received: 25 September 2012

Accepted: 9 January 2013

Published: 15 January 2013

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Original Submission
25 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
10 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Amy Bonomi
7 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Timothy Shipley
Resubmission - Version 2
7 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
15 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-14-23

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University
Global Research Solutions
Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Surgery, McMaster University