A corker of a journal?BMJ 1998; 317 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7161.0 (Published 19 September 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:0
Is the BMJ any good? As the editor, I regularly ask myself that question—often in the middle of the night with screaming arteries. The sad truth is I can't know. I meet some doctors who tell me that the arrival of the BMJ is the highlight of their week. But others write and tell me that I should be ashamed to have let a once great journal deteriorate to such a state and that the sooner I'm fired the better.
I thus wonder if I may have lost all touch with reality when I conclude …
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