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An overview of the design and methods for retrieving high-quality studies for clinical care

  • Nancy L Wilczynski1,
  • Douglas Morgan1,
  • R Brian Haynes1, 2, 3Email author and
  • the Hedges Team1
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making20055:20

DOI: 10.1186/1472-6947-5-20

Received: 14 December 2004

Accepted: 21 June 2005

Published: 21 June 2005

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Original Submission
14 Dec 2004 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Dec 2004 Reviewed Reviewer Report - William Hersh
21 Mar 2005 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kaveh Shojania
31 Mar 2005 Author responded Author comments - Nancy Wilczynski
Resubmission - Version 3
31 Mar 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 3
14 May 2005 Reviewed Reviewer Report - William Hersh
9 Jun 2005 Author responded Author comments - Nancy Wilczynski
Resubmission - Version 4
9 Jun 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 4
14 Jun 2005 Author responded Author comments - Nancy Wilczynski
Resubmission - Version 5
14 Jun 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
21 Jun 2005 Editorially accepted
21 Jun 2005 Article published 10.1186/1472-6947-5-20

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Health Information Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University
(2)
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University
(3)
Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine, McMaster University

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