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Authors Steve Yentis (former COPE Council member and Editor-in-Chief, Anaesthesia) and COPE Council
Version 1 March 2015
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Yentis S on behalf of COPE Council. Sharing of information among editors-in-chief regarding possible misconduct. Version 1. March 2015

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