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The usefulness of chief complaints to predict severity, ventilator dependence, treatment option, and short-term outcome of patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome: a retrospective study

BMC NeurologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:200

Received: 1 July 2017

Accepted: 13 November 2017

Published: 21 November 2017

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Original Submission
1 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Maria Donata Benedetti
14 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Luana Benedetti
9 Oct 2017 Author responded Author comments - Ying Wang
Resubmission - Version 2
9 Oct 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
21 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12883-017-0982-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Neuroscience Centre, Department of Neurology, the First Hospital of Jilin University, Changchun, China
Current address: Department of Life Sciences, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Beijing, China