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A postprint is defined as the final draft author manuscript, as accepted for publication by a journal, including modifications based on referees suggestions, before it has undergone copyediting .

Authors may upload their accepted postprint manuscript PDF to an institutional and/or centrally organized repository, provided that public availability is delayed until 6 months after first online publication in the journal.

When uploading an accepted manuscript to a repository, authors should include a credit line (see below) and a link to the final published version of the article. This will guarantee that the definitive version is readily available to those accessing your article from public repositories, and means that your article is more likely to be cited correctly.

This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in [ACTA MEDICA INTERNATIONAL] following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version is available online at: