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Features of randomised trials designed by the NPEU Perinatal Trials Service during Adrian Grant’s directorship

Reproductive Health201815:125

Received: 27 May 2018

Accepted: 2 July 2018

Published: 9 July 2018

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Original Submission
27 May 2018 Submitted Original manuscript
29 Jun 2018 Author responded Author comments - diana elbourne
Resubmission - Version 2
29 Jun 2018 Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Jul 2018 Editorially accepted
9 Jul 2018 Article published 10.1186/s12978-018-0567-7

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Authors’ Affiliations

Healthcare Evaluation, Department of Medical Statistics, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK