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Optimal database combinations for literature searches in systematic reviews: a prospective exploratory study

  • Wichor M. Bramer1Email author,
  • Melissa L. Rethlefsen2,
  • Jos Kleijnen3, 4 and
  • Oscar H. Franco5
Systematic Reviews20176:245

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-017-0644-y

Received: 21 August 2017

Accepted: 24 November 2017

Published: 6 December 2017

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Open Peer Review reports

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Original Submission
21 Aug 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
10 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Elizabeth Stovold
10 Sep 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Steve McDonald
18 Oct 2017 Author responded Author comments - Wichor Matthijs Bramer
Resubmission - Version 2
18 Oct 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Nov 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Elizabeth Stovold
11 Nov 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Steve McDonald
15 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Wichor Matthijs Bramer
Resubmission - Version 3
15 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
Publishing
24 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
6 Dec 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13643-017-0644-y

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Medical Library, Erasmus MC, Erasmus University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
(2)
Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
(3)
Kleijnen Systematic Reviews Ltd., York, UK
(4)
School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands
(5)
Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Erasmus University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

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