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Patient safety incident reports related to traditional Japanese Kampo medicines: medication errors and adverse drug events in a university hospital for a ten-year period

BMC Complementary and Alternative MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:547

Received: 11 July 2017

Accepted: 7 December 2017

Published: 21 December 2017

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Original Submission
11 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
31 Aug 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Laura Sahm
7 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Heather S Boon
2 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Yutaka Shimada
Resubmission - Version 2
2 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Dec 2017 Editorially accepted
21 Dec 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12906-017-2051-2

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Japanese Oriental Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toyama, Toyama, Japan