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Protocol for the development of a salutogenic intrapartum core outcome set (SIPCOS)

BMC Medical Research MethodologyBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:61

Received: 6 December 2016

Accepted: 7 April 2017

Published: 19 April 2017

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Original Submission
6 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
23 Dec 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Julie Taylor
9 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Edward R. Newton
14 Mar 2017 Author responded Author comments - Valerie Smith
Resubmission - Version 2
14 Mar 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Mar 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Julie Taylor
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
7 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
19 Apr 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12874-017-0341-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Aras Moyola, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing and Health Promotion, Oslo and Akershus College, Oslo, Norway
Midwifery Research and Education Unit, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
School of Community Health and Midwifery, Brook Building BB223, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
Women’s and Children’s Health, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK