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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders reviewer acknowledgement 2014

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201516:12

Received: 13 January 2015

Accepted: 14 January 2015

Published: 7 February 2015

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Original Submission
13 Jan 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
Author responded Author comments
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Jan 2015 Editorially accepted
7 Feb 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12891-015-0463-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

BioMed Central, London, United Kingdom