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An alternative to the hand searching gold standard: validating methodological search filters using relative recall

  • Margaret Sampson1Email author,
  • Li Zhang1, 2,
  • Andra Morrison1, 3,
  • Nicholas J Barrowman1, 4, 5,
  • Tammy J Clifford1, 5, 6,
  • Robert W Platt7,
  • Terry P Klassen8 and
  • David Moher1, 5, 6
BMC Medical Research Methodology20066:33

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2288-6-33

Received: 09 March 2006

Accepted: 18 July 2006

Published: 18 July 2006

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Original Submission
9 Mar 2006 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
29 Mar 2006 Author responded Author comments - Margaret Sampson
Resubmission - Version 3
29 Mar 2006 Submitted Manuscript version 3
3 Apr 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pamela Royle
28 Apr 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carolyn Green
20 Jun 2006 Author responded Author comments - Margaret Sampson
Resubmission - Version 4
20 Jun 2006 Submitted Manuscript version 4
23 Jun 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pamela Royle
10 Jul 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carolyn Green
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
Publishing
18 Jul 2006 Editorially accepted
18 Jul 2006 Article published 10.1186/1471-2288-6-33

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Chalmers Research Group, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute
(2)
Natural Sciences Library, University of Saskatchewan
(3)
Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies
(4)
School of Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton University
(5)
Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa
(6)
Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa
(7)
Departments of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University
(8)
Alberta Research Center for Child Health Evidence, Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta

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