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No role for quality scores in systematic reviews of diagnostic accuracy studies

BMC Medical Research Methodology20055:19

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2288-5-19

Received: 09 February 2005

Accepted: 26 May 2005

Published: 26 May 2005

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Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
9 Feb 2005 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Mar 2005 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ann Van den Bruel
4 Apr 2005 Reviewed Reviewer Report - George Swingler
27 Apr 2005 Author responded Author comments - Penny Whiting
Resubmission - Version 3
27 Apr 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 3
6 May 2005 Reviewed Reviewer Report - George Swingler
11 May 2005 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ann Van den Bruel
25 May 2005 Author responded Author comments - Penny Whiting
Resubmission - Version 4
25 May 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
26 May 2005 Editorially accepted
26 May 2005 Article published 10.1186/1471-2288-5-19

How does Open Peer Review work?

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 and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com. All previous versions of the manuscript and all author responses to the reviewers are also available.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
MRC Health Services Research Collaboration, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol
(2)
Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, University of York

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