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Antenatal care trial interventions: a systematic scoping review and taxonomy development of care models

  • Andrew Symon1Email authorView ORCID ID profile,
  • Jan Pringle2,
  • Soo Downe3,
  • Vanora Hundley4,
  • Elaine Lee1,
  • Fiona Lynn5,
  • Alison McFadden1,
  • Jenny McNeill5,
  • Mary J Renfrew1,
  • Mary Ross-Davie6,
  • Edwin van Teijlingen4,
  • Heather Whitford1 and
  • Fiona Alderdice5
BMC Pregnancy and ChildbirthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:8

Received: 30 April 2016

Accepted: 7 December 2016

Published: 6 January 2017

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Original Submission
30 Apr 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
19 May 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Benjamin C Nephew
6 Jun 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Beverley O'Brien
21 Nov 2016 Author responded Author comments - Andrew Symon
Resubmission - Version 2
21 Nov 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Dec 2016 Editorially accepted
6 Jan 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12884-016-1186-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Mother & Infant Research Unit, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
School of Nursing & Health Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
School of Health, Brook Building, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK
Centre for Midwifery, Maternal & Perinatal Health, Faculty of Health & Social Sciences, Bournemouth University, Poole, UK
School of Nursing & Midwifery, Queens University, Belfast, UK
Maternal & Child Health, NHS Education for Scotland, Edinburgh, UK