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The Intensive Care Lifeboat: a survey of lay attitudes to rationing dilemmas in neonatal intensive care

BMC Medical EthicsBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201617:69

Received: 21 March 2016

Accepted: 4 June 2016

Published: 8 November 2016

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Original Submission
21 Mar 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Apr 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sabine Salloch
23 Apr 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tanja Krones
26 May 2016 Author responded Author comments - Chavy Arora
Resubmission - Version 2
26 May 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Jun 2016 Editorially accepted
8 Nov 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12910-016-0152-y

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Authors’ Affiliations

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Monash Hospital, Clayton, Australia
Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK