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Open Peer Review Reports for: The individual and societal burden of chronic pain in Europe: the case for strategic prioritisation and action to improve knowledge and availability of appropriate care

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Original Submission
5 Apr 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
2 Jul 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ceri Phillips
16 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Coen J. Itz
13 Nov 2013 Author responded Author comments - Harald Breivik
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Nov 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
29 Nov 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ceri Phillips
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
11 Dec 2013 Editorially accepted
24 Dec 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-1229

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