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Open Peer Review Reports for: Survey indicated that core outcome set development is increasingly including patients, being conducted internationally and using Delphi surveys

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Original Submission
12 Oct 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
18 Dec 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Zhiqing He
22 Jan 2018 Author responded Author comments - Alice M Biggane
Resubmission - Version 2
22 Jan 2018 Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Jan 2018 Editorially accepted
17 Feb 2018 Article published 10.1186/s13063-018-2493-y

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