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Developing a comprehensive definition of sustainability

  • Julia E. Moore1Email author,
  • Alekhya Mascarenhas1,
  • Julie Bain1 and
  • Sharon E. Straus1, 2
Implementation Science201712:110

Received: 1 March 2017

Accepted: 14 August 2017

Published: 2 September 2017

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Original Submission
1 Mar 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jochen Gensichen
28 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrew Booth
31 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Julia Moore
Resubmission - Version 2
31 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Aug 2017 Editorially accepted
2 Sep 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13012-017-0637-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada