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Experiences of complementary and alternative medicine in patients with inflammatory bowel disease – a qualitative study

BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineThe official journal of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR)201414:407

Received: 5 June 2014

Accepted: 16 October 2014

Published: 22 October 2014

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Original Submission
5 Jun 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
5 Aug 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrew Dainty
25 Aug 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jenny Wilkinson
1 Oct 2014 Author responded Author comments - Annelie Lindberg
Resubmission - Version 2
1 Oct 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Oct 2014 Editorially accepted
22 Oct 2014 Article published 10.1186/1472-6882-14-407

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Authors’ Affiliations

Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Department of Nursing, Sophiahemmet University, Stockholm, Sweden
Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Division of Nursing, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Institute of Health and Care Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden