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Aims and scope

BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine:

  • Publishes original evidence based research, insights and opinions on what matters for health care
  • Focuses on the tools, methods, and concepts that are basic and central to practising evidence-based medicine.

How we deliver relevant, trustworthy and impactful evidence:

  1. By Disseminating relevant research: saving you time and improving your practice – BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine systematically searches international medical journals and applies strict criteria to identify relevant research. Content is critically appraised, leading to a succinct commentary focusing on the paper’s key findings and implications for clinical practice.
  2. By Providing debate, analysis, and opinion on trusted evidence that matters for better healthcare – BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine debates the uncertainties and controversies in evidence and the research methods that educate and inform practice.
  3. By Publishing original research that affects practice – BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine publishes the latest research that enhances the practice and understanding of evidence-based healthcare.

Ownership

BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine is owned by BMJ.

Journal statistics 2016

Time from acceptance to online publication 16 days
Frequency Bimonthly
Indexed by Index Medicus (Medline), Excerpta Medica (Embase), Scopus, Google Scholar
Launch date 1995
Print ISSN 1356-5524
Online ISSN 1473-6810


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COPE

BMJ is a founding member of COPE (the Committee on Publication Ethics), which provides a forum for publishers and Editors of scientific journals to discuss issues relating to the integrity of the work submitted to or published in their journals.

Equator

The EQUATOR Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the value of medical research literature by promoting transparent, accurate reporting of research studies. BMJ is a sponsor of its activities.

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BMJ is a founding organisation of the AllTrials initiative, which calls for all past and present clinical trials to be registered and their results reported.

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