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What do evidence-based secondary journals tell us about the publication of clinically important articles in primary healthcare journals?

  • Kathleen Ann McKibbon1, 2Email author,
  • Nancy L Wilczynski1 and
  • Robert Brian Haynes1, 3
BMC Medicine20042:33

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-2-33

Received: 27 January 2004

Accepted: 06 September 2004

Published: 06 September 2004

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Original Submission
27 Jan 2004 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Feb 2004 Reviewed Reviewer Report - William Hersh
2 Mar 2004 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mark Ebell
20 Mar 2004 Author responded Author comments - Ann McKibbon
Resubmission - Version 3
20 Mar 2004 Submitted Manuscript version 3
22 Mar 2004 Author responded Author comments - Ann McKibbon
Resubmission - Version 4
22 Mar 2004 Submitted Manuscript version 4
27 Jun 2004 Author responded Author comments - Ann McKibbon
Resubmission - Version 5
27 Jun 2004 Submitted Manuscript version 5
12 Jul 2004 Author responded Author comments - Ann McKibbon
Resubmission - Version 6
12 Jul 2004 Submitted Manuscript version 6
Publishing
6 Sep 2004 Editorially accepted
6 Sep 2004 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-2-33

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 Faculty of Health Sciences, Room 3H6 Health Sciences Center
(2)
Center for Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
(3)
Department of Medicine, McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences, Health Sciences Center

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