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Is the information of systematic reviews published in nursing journals up-to-date? a cross-sectional study

  • Wilson W. S. Tam1Email author,
  • Kenneth K. H. Lo2,
  • Parames Khalechelvam1,
  • Joey Seah1 and
  • Shawn Y. S. Goh1
BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:151

Received: 27 July 2017

Accepted: 16 November 2017

Published: 25 November 2017

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Original Submission
27 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Thomas Semlitsch
28 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Johanna van der Lee
5 Sep 2017 Author responded Author comments - Wilson Tam
Resubmission - Version 2
5 Sep 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
25 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12874-017-0432-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Level 2, Clinical Research Centre, Singapore, Singapore
4/F, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong