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Safety and effectiveness of oral misoprostol for induction of labour in a resource-limited setting: a dose escalation study

  • Marilyn Morris1,
  • John W. Bolnga1Email author,
  • Ovoi Verave1,
  • Jimmy Aipit2,
  • Allanie Rero2 and
  • Moses Laman2, 3
Contributed equally
BMC Pregnancy and ChildbirthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:298

Received: 10 February 2016

Accepted: 4 September 2017

Published: 8 September 2017

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Original Submission
10 Feb 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
26 May 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Lam Trang
8 Jun 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - B. Jager
20 Jul 2016 Author responded Author comments - John Bolnga
Resubmission - Version 2
20 Jul 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
29 May 2017 Author responded Author comments - Marilyn Morris
Resubmission - Version 3
29 May 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 3
4 Sep 2017 Editorially accepted
8 Sep 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12884-017-1483-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Modilon General Hospital, Madang, Papua New Guinea
Department of Paediatrics, Modilon General Hospital, Madang, Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Madang, Papua New Guinea