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Open Peer Review Reports for: Voluntary stopping of eating and drinking: is medical support ethically justified?

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Original Submission
5 May 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
26 May 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Dieter Birnbacher
5 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ben White
5 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Ralf J. Jox
Resubmission - Version 2
5 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ben White
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
3 Oct 2017 Editorially accepted
20 Oct 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12916-017-0950-1

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Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article. Pre-publication versions of the article are available by contacting

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