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Frequency of data extraction errors and methods to increase data extraction quality: a methodological review

BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:152

Received: 17 July 2017

Accepted: 15 November 2017

Published: 28 November 2017

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Original Submission
17 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
22 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tari Turner
27 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Pentti Nieminen
11 Sep 2017 Author responded Author comments - Tim Mathes
Resubmission - Version 2
11 Sep 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
15 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
28 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12874-017-0431-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute for Research in Operative Medicinem, Chair of Surgical Research, Faculty of Health, School of Medicine, Witten/Herdecke University, Cologne, Germany