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BMC Medical Research Methodology

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Why do you think you should be the author on this manuscript? Analysis of open-ended responses of authors in a general medical journal

  • Mario Malički1,
  • Ana Jerončić1,
  • Matko Marušić1 and
  • Ana Marušić1Email author
BMC Medical Research Methodology201212:189

Received: 29 August 2012

Accepted: 12 December 2012

Published: 20 December 2012

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Original Submission
29 Aug 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
3 Oct 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ljiljana Vuckovic-Dekic
20 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lorraine Ferris
30 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - Ana Marusic
Resubmission - Version 2
30 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
20 Dec 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2288-12-189

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Research in Biomedicine and Health, University of Split, School of Medicine