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Mechanical ventilation in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: a nationwide analysis of ventilator use, outcomes, and resource burden

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BMC Pulmonary MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:84

Received: 11 January 2017

Accepted: 11 May 2017

Published: 22 May 2017

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Original Submission
11 Jan 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
12 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Martina Vasakova
29 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Antoni Xaubet
12 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Joshua Mooney
Resubmission - Version 2
12 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 May 2017 Editorially accepted
22 May 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12890-017-0426-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Stanford University, Stanford, USA
Genentech, Inc, South San Francisco, USA
Partnership for Health Analytic Research, LLC, Beverly Hills, USA