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Acceptance checklist for clinical effectiveness pilot trials: a systematic approach

  • Georgina Charlesworth1, 2Email author,
  • Karen Burnell3,
  • Juanita Hoe4,
  • Martin Orrell2, 4 and
  • Ian Russell5
BMC Medical Research Methodology201313:78

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2288-13-78

Received: 22 November 2012

Accepted: 29 May 2013

Published: 13 June 2013

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22 Nov 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
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18 Dec 2012 Author responded Author comments - Georgina Charlesworth
Resubmission - Version 3
18 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
26 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Merrick Zwarenstein
16 May 2013 Author responded Author comments - Georgina Charlesworth
Resubmission - Version 4
16 May 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 4
29 May 2013 Editorially accepted
13 Jun 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2288-13-78

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Authors’ Affiliations

Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London
Research and Development Department, North East London NHS Foundation Trust, Goodmayes Hospital
School of Health Sciences and Social Work
UCL Mental Health Sciences Unit, University College London
West Wales Organization for Rigorous Trials in Health, Swansea University College of Medicine