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Open Peer Review Reports for: Qualitative Evidence Synthesis (QES) for Guidelines: Paper 2 – Using qualitative evidence synthesis findings to inform evidence-to-decision frameworks and recommendations

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Original Submission
16 Jan 2019 Submitted Original manuscript
27 Feb 2019 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Gladys Honein-AbouHaidar
1 May 2019 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Liz Shaw
27 May 2019 Author responded Author comments - Simon Lewin
Resubmission - Version 2
27 May 2019 Submitted Manuscript version 2
6 Jun 2019 Editorially accepted
8 Aug 2019 Article published 10.1186/s12961-019-0468-4

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