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BMJ publishes a trusted range of journal titles to support nurses and midwives.

The BMJ (British Medical Journal) provides nurses with a broad and balanced view of the current issues faced by the multidisciplinary healthcare team. It is one of the top four most cited general medical journals in the world with an impact factor of 27.604.

qhc_24_8_OFC.inddEvidence-Based Nursing presents studies and reviews on important advances in best nursing practice. The quarterly published journal provides the practical implications for clinical practice.

qhc_24_8_OFC.inddEmergency Medicine Journal (EMJ) covers pre-hospital and hospital emergency medicine, and critical care, giving doctors, nurses, paramedics and ambulance staff original research, evidence-based reviews and commentaries. 

qhc_24_8_OFC.inddBMJ Quality & Safety is an international peer reviewed publication providing research, opinions, debates and reviews for academics, nurses, pharmacists, clinicians and healthcare managers focused on the quality and safety of health care and the science of improvement.

quoteBMJ Quality Improvement Reports is a searchable repository of global quality improvement evidence and best practice. It contains reports of improvement projects undertaken by nurses in various clinical settings.

quote End of Life Journal is a free, peer-reviewed journal for nurses and others working in health and social care. It promotes an integrated approach to practice and is aimed at those caring for dying people and their family/friends at home, in hospital and in care homes. 

quoteEvidence-Based Medicine is a journal that publishes articles relevant to the study and practice of evidence-based medicine, and frequently presents information on patient care with relevance to the nursing profession.

quoteBMJ Supportive & Palliative Care aims to connect nurses, clinicians and researchers to provide an inclusive view of supportive and palliative care research and how it can be incorporated in the clinical setting.

quoteArchives of Disease in Children: Fetal & Neonatal Edition is an international journal that aims to keep healthcare professionals up to date with advances in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood diseases as well as advocacy issues such as child protection. It focuses on all aspects of child health and disease from the perinatal period through to adolescence. The journal contains information relevant to nurses and midwifes specialising in child health and paediatric care.

quoteFrontline Gastroenterology is a multidisciplinary journal focussing on the needs of patients and the professionals caring for them. It includes information relevant to front-line nurses working in the specialties of gastroenterology and hepatology.

quoteGut is a leading international journal in gastroenterology presenting the latest research and treatments for disease. Gut provides specialist nurses working in this field with expert information and clinical research on areas including the alimentary tract, the liver, biliary tree and pancreas.

quoteHeart is an international journal that keeps cardiologists and cardiac nurse specialists up to date with advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. A special emphasis is given to valve disease, congenital heart disease, and inherited cardiovascular conditions as well as coronary disease, heart failure, arrhythmias, giving the specialist nurse an in-depth insight into the area of cardiovascular disease.

quoteJournal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry presents ground-breaking and cutting-edge research from around the world covering neurological disorders including stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, peripheral neuropathy, subarachnoid haemorrhage and neuropsychiatry. This journal presents research and clinical information for both clinicians and specialist nurses working in this field.

quoteThorax is one of the world's leading respiratory medicine journals, publishing clinical and experimental research articles on respiratory medicine, paediatrics, immunology, pharmacology, pathology, and surgery. It is relevant to both clinicians and specialist nurses caring for patients with conditions including COPD, asthma, smoking, respiratory infection and lung cancer

quoteJournal of Family Planning & Reproductive Health publishes high-quality research and information relevant to both clinicians and specialist nurses and midwives who contribute to delivering clinical care and education in the field of contraception and sexual health.

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