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Does googling for preconception care result in information consistent with international guidelines: a comparison of information found by Italian women of childbearing age and health professionals

  • Eleonora Agricola1Email author,
  • Francesco Gesualdo1,
  • Elisabetta Pandolfi1,
  • Michaela V Gonfiantini1,
  • Emanuela Carloni1,
  • Pierpaolo Mastroiacovo2 and
  • Alberto E Tozzi1
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making201313:14

Received: 25 October 2012

Accepted: 21 January 2013

Published: 25 January 2013

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Original Submission
25 Oct 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Nov 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Renata Bortolus
14 Dec 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - rocco agostino
16 Jan 2013 Author responded Author comments - Eleonora Agricola
Resubmission - Version 2
16 Jan 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 2
21 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
25 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6947-13-14

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Authors’ Affiliations

Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital IRCCS, Epidemiology
Alessandra Lisi International Centre on Birth Defects and Prematurity