Monthly Archives: January 2016
2015 saw a vast array of interesting papers published in BMC Women’s Health as well as the launch of the thematic series ‘The Role of Structural and Interpersonal Violence in the Lives of Women’. Now that 2016 is upon us, we highlight 5 popular papers from the past 12 months in the journal and the much anticipated cross-journal article collection.
Providing patients with choice regarding the health care they receive is something that has been actively encouraged in a number of healthcare systems worldwide. But does a patient’s preference for how their treatment is delivered, and whether these preferences are met, affect the outcome of the treatment? New research published today in BMC Psychiatry suggests that routinely assessing and meeting patient preferences may improve the outcomes of psychological treatment.
BMC Nursing publishes articles covering all aspects of nursing, such as training, education and practice. It’s been another great year for this Journal, with lots of articles being published looking into the methods and techniques that nurses use, along with studies about the human aspects of nursing. Here we review our top five articles from the past year.
Covering all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders, this Journal has had a great 12 months. From osteoarthritis to tennis elbow, fibromyalgia to lower back pain, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders has published a varied selection of interesting and exciting papers this year – here are six of our favourites!