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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

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PAIS: paracetamol (acetaminophen) in stroke; protocol for a randomized, double blind clinical trial. [ISCRTN 74418480]

  • Eric J van Breda1,
  • H Bart van der Worp2,
  • H Maarten A van Gemert3,
  • Ale Algra2,
  • L Jaap Kappelle2,
  • Jan van Gijn2,
  • Peter J Koudstaal1,
  • Diederik WJ Dippel1Email author and
  • the PAIS investigators
Contributed equally
BMC Cardiovascular Disorders20055:24

Received: 28 April 2005

Accepted: 19 August 2005

Published: 19 August 2005

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Original Submission
28 Apr 2005 Submitted Original manuscript
14 Jun 2005 Author responded Author comments - Eric Joost van Breda
Resubmission - Version 2
14 Jun 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 2
17 Aug 2005 Author responded Author comments - Diederik Dippel
Resubmission - Version 3
17 Aug 2005 Submitted Manuscript version 3
19 Aug 2005 Editorially accepted
19 Aug 2005 Article published 10.1186/1471-2261-5-24

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Authors’ Affiliations

Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam
University Medical Center Utrecht
Meander Medical Center