Editorials

Forthcoming theme issues and how we chose them

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7316.766 (Published 06 October 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:766

The web allows readers to participate in the decision

  1. Tony Delamothe, editor bmj.com

    Beginning with our theme issue marking the 50th anniversary of the Nuremberg doctors' trial in 1996 we have published 34 theme issues on a wide range of subjects.1 Sometimes these have arisen from an explicit decision to raise the profile of a particular topic; in other cases they seem to have assembled themselves from material that has been sent in unsolicited. Of the infinite number of topics that could have been chosen, the journal's editorial team has had the final say. When it comes to readers' needs we have known best.

    Elsewhere in the journal we have been chiselling away at this notion of …

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