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Incidence of and risk factors for perineal trauma: a prospective observational study

  • Lesley A Smith1Email author,
  • Natalia Price2,
  • Vanessa Simonite3 and
  • Ethel E Burns1
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth201313:59

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2393-13-59

Received: 16 October 2012

Accepted: 20 February 2013

Published: 7 March 2013

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Original Submission
16 Oct 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hannah Dahlen
3 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jan Willem de Leeuw
16 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - lesley smith
Resubmission - Version 3
16 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
17 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Hannah Dahlen
28 Jan 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jan Willem de Leeuw
5 Feb 2013 Author responded Author comments - lesley smith
Resubmission - Version 4
5 Feb 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
20 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
7 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2393-13-59

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department Social Work and Public Health, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University
(2)
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Women’s Centre, Oxford University Hospitals Trust
(3)
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment, Oxford Brookes University

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