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Editor’s reply to Ben-Tovim

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 05 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1203
  1. Fiona Godlee, editor1
  1. 1BMJ, London WC1H 9JR, UK
  1. fgodlee{at}

Ben-Tovim asks whether the BMJ usually publishes articles on specific days at the request of authors.1 Yes, we do, although such requests are not common. Once a paper is accepted, we will do our best to fit in with authors’ requests for a specific publication date, whatever the reason given.

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