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Traditional Arabic & Islamic medicine: validation and empirical assessment of a conceptual model in Qatar

  • Sara N. AlRawi1,
  • Amal Khidir2,
  • Maha S. Elnashar2,
  • Huda A. Abdelrahim2,
  • Amal K. Killawi1,
  • Maya M. Hammoud3 and
  • Michael D. Fetters1Email author
BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:157

Received: 26 July 2016

Accepted: 15 February 2017

Published: 14 March 2017

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Original Submission
26 Jul 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
18 Sep 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter James
22 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Salim Adib
20 Jan 2017 Author responded Author comments - Sara AlRawi
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Jan 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
30 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Peter James
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
15 Feb 2017 Editorially accepted
14 Mar 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12906-017-1639-x

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan
Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, Education City
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan