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Response to ‘Increasing value and reducing waste in data extraction for systematic reviews: tracking data in data extraction forms’

Systematic Reviews20187:18

Received: 5 September 2017

Accepted: 10 January 2018

Published: 25 January 2018

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Original Submission
5 Sep 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
20 Nov 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sean Grant
28 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Jens Jap
Resubmission - Version 2
28 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Dec 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Sean Grant
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
10 Jan 2018 Editorially accepted
25 Jan 2018 Article published 10.1186/s13643-018-0677-x

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Authors’ Affiliations

Center of Evidence Synthesis in Health, Brown University School of Public Health, Providence, USA
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA