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Open Peer Review Reports for: PErineal Assessment and Repair Longitudinal Study (PEARLS): protocol for a matched pair cluster trial

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Original Submission
28 Sep 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Feb 2010 Author responded Author comments - Debra Bick
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Feb 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 2
25 Feb 2010 Editorially accepted
25 Feb 2010 Article published 10.1186/1471-2393-10-10

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article. Pre-publication versions of the article are available by contacting

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