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The epidemiology of hospital treated traumatic brain injury in Scotland

  • Tara Shivaji1,
  • Andrew Lee2,
  • Nadine Dougall3Email author,
  • Thomas McMillan4 and
  • Cameron Stark1, 5
BMC Neurology201414:2

Received: 16 January 2013

Accepted: 2 December 2013

Published: 6 January 2014

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Original Submission
16 Jan 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
31 May 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sandrine de Ribaupierre
12 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Angela Colantonio
21 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Nada Andelic
25 Nov 2013 Author responded Author comments - Nadine Dougall
Resubmission - Version 2
25 Nov 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Dec 2013 Editorially accepted
6 Jan 2014 Article published 10.1186/1471-2377-14-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Public Health NHS Highland, Assynt House
Information Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland
NMAHP Research Unit, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health, Unit 13 Scion House, University of Stirling
Institute of Health and Wellbeing, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Gartnavel Royal Hospital
Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen, Centre for Health Sciences