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The development of QUADAS: a tool for the quality assessment of studies of diagnostic accuracy included in systematic reviews

  • Penny Whiting1Email author,
  • Anne WS Rutjes2,
  • Johannes B Reitsma2,
  • Patrick MM Bossuyt2 and
  • Jos Kleijnen1
BMC Medical Research Methodology20033:25

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2288-3-25

Received: 14 July 2003

Accepted: 10 November 2003

Published: 10 November 2003

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Original Submission
14 Jul 2003 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
14 Aug 2003 Author responded Author comments - Penny Whiting
Resubmission - Version 3
14 Aug 2003 Submitted Manuscript version 3
7 Sep 2003 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kathleen Lohr
29 Sep 2003 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hilary Hearnshaw
13 Oct 2003 Author responded Author comments - Penny Whiting
Resubmission - Version 4
13 Oct 2003 Submitted Manuscript version 4
3 Nov 2003 Author responded Author comments - Penny Whiting
Resubmission - Version 5
3 Nov 2003 Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
10 Nov 2003 Editorially accepted
10 Nov 2003 Article published 10.1186/1471-2288-3-25

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York
(2)
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam

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