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The Alvarado score for predicting acute appendicitis: a systematic review

  • Robert Ohle1,
  • Fran O'Reilly1,
  • Kirsty K O'Brien1,
  • Tom Fahey1 and
  • Borislav D Dimitrov1Email author
Contributed equally
BMC Medicine20119:139

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-9-139

Received: 31 August 2011

Accepted: 28 December 2011

Published: 28 December 2011

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31 Aug 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
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Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
5 Sep 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Oliver Muensterer
13 Sep 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jaime Peters
19 Sep 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - roland andersson
14 Oct 2011 Author responded Author comments - Kirsty O'Brien
Resubmission - Version 4
14 Oct 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 4
28 Oct 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jaime Peters
21 Nov 2011 Author responded Author comments - Kirsty O'Brien
Resubmission - Version 5
21 Nov 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 5
1 Dec 2011 Author responded Author comments - Kirsty O'Brien
Resubmission - Version 6
1 Dec 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 6
Resubmission - Version 7
Submitted Manuscript version 7
7 Dec 2011 Author responded Author comments - Kirsty O'Brien
Resubmission - Version 8
7 Dec 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 8
Publishing
28 Dec 2011 Editorially accepted
28 Dec 2011 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-9-139

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
HRB Centre for Primary Care Research, Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

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