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Problems in the reporting of acne clinical trials: a spot check from the 2009 Annual Evidence Update on Acne Vulgaris

  • John R Ingram1,
  • Douglas JC Grindlay2 and
  • Hywel C Williams2Email author

Received: 15 April 2010

Accepted: 12 July 2010

Published: 12 July 2010

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Original Submission
15 Apr 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Jun 2010 Author responded Author comments - Douglas Grindlay
Resubmission - Version 2
21 Jun 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 2
12 Jul 2010 Editorially accepted
12 Jul 2010 Article published 10.1186/1745-6215-11-77

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Authors’ Affiliations

Welsh Institute of Dermatology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, Wales, UK
NHS Evidence - skin disorders, Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology, University of Nottingham, UK