Skip to main content

Advertisement

Open Access
Open Peer Review

This article has Open Peer Review reports available.

How does Open Peer Review work?

Caesarean section without medical indications is associated with an increased risk of adverse short-term maternal outcomes: the 2004-2008 WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health

  • JP Souza1Email author,
  • AM Gülmezoglu1,
  • P Lumbiganon2,
  • M Laopaiboon3,
  • G Carroli4,
  • B Fawole5,
  • P Ruyan6 and
  • the WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health Research Group1
BMC Medicine20108:71

DOI: 10.1186/1741-7015-8-71

Received: 7 October 2010

Accepted: 10 November 2010

Published: 10 November 2010

Back to article

Open Peer Review reports

Pre-publication versions of this article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com.

Original Submission
7 Oct 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
13 Oct 2010 Author responded Author comments - Joao Paulo Souza
Resubmission - Version 3
13 Oct 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 3
13 Oct 2010 Author responded Author comments - Joao Paulo Souza
Resubmission - Version 4
13 Oct 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 4
Publishing
10 Nov 2010 Editorially accepted
10 Nov 2010 Article published 10.1186/1741-7015-8-71

How does Open Peer Review work?

Open peer review is a system where authors know who the reviewers are, and the reviewers know who the authors are. If the manuscript is accepted, the named reviewer reports are published alongside the article. Pre-publication versions of the article and author comments to reviewers are available by contacting info@biomedcentral.com. All previous versions of the manuscript and all author responses to the reviewers are also available.

You can find further information about the peer review system here.

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, WHO
(2)
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University
(3)
Department of Biostatistics and Demography, Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen University
(4)
Centro Rosarino de Estudios Perinatales Rosario
(5)
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University College Hospital
(6)
Maternal and Child Health Department, Public Health School, Peking University

Advertisement