Erratum to “Routine Episiotomy Practice at a Tertiary Care Center in Saudi Arabia” [Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 6 (2016) 794-797]


The original online version of this article (Oraif, A. (2016) Routine Episiotomy Practice at a Tertiary Care Center in Saudi Arabia. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 6, 794-797. was published without the coauthors mistakenly. To reflect the contribution and responsibility of the coauthors at the time of the study, we revised authorship and affiliation of the article.



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Oraif, A. , Alfattni, A. , Alama, A. , Hawari, A. , Al Subhi, Y. and Alghanmi, H. (2018) Erratum to “Routine Episiotomy Practice at a Tertiary Care Center in Saudi Arabia” [Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 6 (2016) 794-797]. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 8, 105-105. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2018.82013.

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