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BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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A cross-sectional survey of complementary and alternative medicine use by children and adolescents attending the University Hospital of Wales

  • Nigel W Crawford1,
  • Domenic R Cincotta1,
  • Alissa Lim2 and
  • Colin VE Powell1Email author
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineThe official journal of the International Society for Complementary Medicine Research (ISCMR)20066:16

Received: 28 January 2006

Accepted: 02 May 2006

Published: 02 May 2006

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Original Submission
28 Jan 2006 Submitted Original manuscript
16 Feb 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - George Lewith
20 Feb 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Philip Harris
4 Mar 2006 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andrew Day
29 Mar 2006 Author responded Author comments - Colin Powell
Resubmission - Version 2
29 Mar 2006 Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 May 2006 Editorially accepted
2 May 2006 Article published 10.1186/1472-6882-6-16

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of General Paediatrics, University Hospital of Wales
Department of General Paediatrics, The Royal Children's Hospital