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Improving the use of research evidence in guideline development: 1. Guidelines for guidelines

Health Research Policy and Systems20064:13

Received: 07 April 2006

Accepted: 21 November 2006

Published: 21 November 2006

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Original Submission
7 Apr 2006 Submitted Original manuscript
9 Apr 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gordon Guyatt
25 Sep 2006 Author responded Author comments - Andy Oxman
Resubmission - Version 2
25 Sep 2006 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Nov 2006 Editorially accepted
21 Nov 2006 Article published 10.1186/1478-4505-4-13

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Authors’ Affiliations

INFORMA, S.C. Epidemiologia, Istitituto Regina Elena, Rome, Italy
Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway