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Making sense of “alternative”, “complementary”, “unconventional” and “integrative” medicine: exploring the terms and meanings through a textual analysis

  • Jeremy Y. Ng1,
  • Heather S. Boon1Email author,
  • Alison K. Thompson1 and
  • Cynthia R. Whitehead2
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201616:134

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12906-016-1111-3

Received: 18 July 2015

Accepted: 13 May 2016

Published: 20 May 2016

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Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
18 Jul 2015 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Sep 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Chi-Wai Lui
8 Dec 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Byeongsang Oh
10 Dec 2015 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kalyani Premkumar
18 Feb 2016 Author responded Author comments - Jeremy Y Ng
Resubmission - Version 2
18 Feb 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Feb 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Chi-Wai Lui
29 Feb 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Byeongsang Oh
20 Mar 2016 Author responded Author comments
Resubmission - Version 3
20 Mar 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 3
12 Apr 2016 Author responded Author comments - Jeremy Y Ng
Resubmission - Version 4
12 Apr 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
13 May 2016 Editorially accepted
20 May 2016 Article published 10.1186/s12906-016-1111-3

How does Open Peer Review work?

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
(2)
Women’s College Hospital and Department of Family and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, and Women’s College Hospital

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