There are a great number of prestigious journals which publish articles about aspects of the late effects of polio and post-polio syndrome. Details of, and links to, the journals represented to date in the database (many of which are open access) are given below. The journal descriptions are drawn from the publishers’ websites.
The AANA Journal is the official scholarly journal of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Published bimonthly, the AANA Journal delivers practical clinical information that fosters the understanding of the science of anesthesia delivery and investigates ideas, issues and innovations that advance the practice of nurse anesthesia.
Acta Neurologica Scandinavica publishes manuscripts of a high scientific quality representing original clinical, diagnostic or experimental work in neuroscience. The journal acts as an international forum for the dissemination of information advancing the science or practice of neuroscience and neurology. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica brings new knowledge and observations from the application of therapies or techniques in the combating of a broad spectrum of neurological disease and neurodegenerative disorders.
Launched in 1995, Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine has a mission to promote the art and science of integrative medicine and a responsibility to improve public health. We publish original, peer-reviewed scientific articles that provide health care providers with continuing education to promote health, prevent illness, and treat disease. The editors encourage the integration of evidence-based emerging therapies with conventional medical practices by licensed health care providers in a way that promotes a comprehensive approach to health care that is focused on wellness, prevention, and healing.
The American Journal of Epidemiology is the premier epidemiologic journal devoted to the publication of empirical research findings, opinion pieces, and methodological developments in the field of epidemiologic research. It is a peer-reviewed journal aimed at both fellow epidemiologists and those who use epidemiologic data, including public health workers and clinicians.
American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation focuses on the practice, research and educational aspects of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Monthly issues keep physiatrists up-to-date on the optimal functional restoration of patients with disabilities, physical treatment of neuromuscular impairments, the development of new rehabilitative technologies, and the use of electrodiagnostic studies. The Journal publishes cutting-edge basic and clinical research, clinical case reports and in-depth topical reviews of interest to rehabilitation professionals. Topics include prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal conditions, brain injury, spinal cord injury, cardiopulmonary disease, trauma, acute and chronic pain, amputation, prosthetics and orthotics, mobility, gait, and pediatrics as well as areas related to education and administration. Other important areas of interest include cancer rehabilitation, aging, and exercise.
The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine focuses on human biology and disease, as well as animal and in vitro studies that contribute to the understanding of pathophysiology and treatment of diseases that affect the respiratory system and critically ill patients.
The quarterly ANZCA Bulletin is the pre-eminent source of information for anaesthetists and pain medicine specialists. With a circulation of about 8000, the Bulletin is sent to Fellows and trainees of the College, non-Fellow participants in ANZCA’s Continuing Professional Development Program, the media, health ministers and government departments, overseas sister colleges and all Australian and New Zealand teaching hospitals.
Anesthesiology founded in 1940, leads the world in publication of peer-reviewed novel research that transforms clinical practice and fundamental understanding in anesthesiology: the practice of perioperative, critical care, and pain medicine. Anesthesiology is the official journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists but operates with complete editorial autonomy. With an independent and internationally recognized Editorial Board, the Journal leads the specialty in promotion of original research by providing immediate open access to highlighted articles and free access to all published articles 6 months after publication, supported by an active press release program. Anesthesiology is committed to publishing and disseminating the highest quality work to inform daily clinical practice and transform the practice of medicine in our specialty.
Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine is the Official Journal of the French Society of Rehabilitation, published in English. The Journal publishes original peer-reviewed clinical and research articles, epidemiological studies, new methodological clinical approaches, review articles, editorials and the guidelines edited by the French Society of rehabilitation. Are mainly concerned: methods of evaluation of motor, sensory, cognitive and visceral impairments; functional disabilities; handicaps in adult and children; processes of rehabilitation in orthopaedic, rhumatological, neurological, cardiovascular, pulmonary and urological diseases.
Annals of Rehabilitation Medicine is an international peer-reviewed official journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine and is available freely in electronic form (published in English). Annals of Rehabilitation Medicine aims to share up-to-date knowledge dedicated to the advancement of care and to enhance the function and quality of life of persons with various disabilities and chronic illnesses. Its scope includes all aspects of physical medicine and rehabilitation including clinical practice, experimental and applied research, and education. Research areas covered by this journal include rehabilitation of brain disorders, rehabilitation of spinal cord injury, electro-diagnosis, pain, pediatric rehabilitation, geriatric rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, sports and musculoskeletal rehabilitation, cancer rehabilitation, cognitive rehabilitation, robotic rehabilitation, neuro-modulation, neuroimaging, orthotics and prosthetics, physical modalities, clinical trials, quality of life issues, and basic researches and other emerging fields in rehabilitation medicine.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences is one of the oldest scientific serial publications in the United States and among the most cited of multidisciplinary scientific serials worldwide. Continually published since 1823, Annals is the premier publication of the Academy, offering review articles in special topical areas and proceedings of conferences sponsored by the Academy as well as other scientific organizations. Annals provides multidisciplinary perspectives on research of current interest in the scientific community and society at large. Although primarily focused in biomedicine and biology, the scope of Annals extends into diverse fields such as psychology, anthropology, and philosophy.
Archives of Neurology
See JAMA Neurology.
The Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is the official journal of the ACRM | American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, an organization focused on the creation and use of knowledge in the rehabilitation process. The Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation publishes original, peer-reviewed research and clinical reports on important trends and developments in medical rehabilitation and related fields. This international journal brings researchers and clinicians authoritative information on the therapeutic utilization of physical, behavioral, and pharmaceutical agents in providing comprehensive care for individuals with chronic illness and disabilities. The journal’s content is relevant to all members of medical rehabilitation teams, including physicians, nurses, counselors, therapists, and case managers.
The mission of Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria is to provide neurologists and specialists in related fields with open access to original articles, editorials, review articled, images in neurology and case reports of clinical interest.
The Australian Occupational Therapy Journal is the official journal of Occupational Therapy Australia, and welcomes manuscripts relevant to the theory, research, practice and education of occupational therapy. The Journal aims to promote research and interdisciplinary communication, and provide a forum for discussion of issues relevant to occupational therapists. The Journal is dedicated to promoting occupational therapy internationally.
BMC Neurology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of neurological disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.
BMC Research Notes is an open access journal publishing scientifically sound research across all fields of biology and medicine. The journal provides a home for short publications, case series, and incremental updates to previous work with the intention of reducing the loss suffered by the research community when such results remain unpublished.
The Brazilian Journal of Pulmonology publishes scientific articles that contribute to the improvement of knowledge in the field of the lung diseases and related areas. The website can be viewed in Portuguese, Spanish or English.
Revista Brasileira de Reumatologia (RBR) is owned and published by the Brazilian Society of Rheumatology, and has been continuously published since 1957. The journal seeks to publish manuscripts focusing on subjects related to the rheumatology field, after analysis by the Editorial Board and peer-review. RBR accepts manuscripts in Portuguese or English in the following categories: original articles, review articles, brief communications, case reports and letters to the editors.
The British Journal of Dermatology (BJD) strives to publish the highest quality dermatological research. In so doing, the journal aims to advance understanding, management and treatment of skin disease and improve patient outcomes. BJD invites submissions under a broad scope of topics relevant to clinical and experimental research and publishes original articles, reviews, concise communications, case reports and items of correspondence. The article categories within the journal are: cutaneous biology; clinical and laboratory investigations; contact dermatitis and allergy; dermatological surgery and lasers; dermatopathology; epidemiology and health services research; paediatric dermatology; photobiology; and therapeutics.
Clinical Neurophysiology is dedicated to fostering research and disseminating information on all aspects of both normal and abnormal functioning of the nervous system. The key aim of the publication is to disseminate scholarly reports on the pathophysiology underlying diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system of human patients.
Devoted to disseminating new and important orthopaedic knowledge, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® is a leading peer-reviewed orthopaedic journal and a publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons®. CORR® brings readers the latest clinical and basic research and informed opinions that shape today’s orthopaedic practice, thereby providing an opportunity to practice evidence-based medicine. With contributions from leading clinicians and researchers around the world we aim to be the premier journal providing an international perspective advancing knowledge of the musculoskeletal system.
The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists published Clinical Prosthetics & Orthotics from 1977 through 1988, when it was replaced with the Journal of Prosthetics & Orthotics (JPO). The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists is pleased to provide online access to all prior issues of Clinical Prosthetics and Orthotics and its predecessor, Newsletter: Prosthetic & Orthotic Clinics. The Academy is dedicated to being a leader in providing outstanding resources for O&P professionals and is committed to continuing research, education, and the development of technical and ethical standards for the practice of O&P.
The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR) is the leading resource for systematic reviews in health care. The CDSR includes Cochrane Reviews which are systematic reviews of primary research in human health care and health policy, and are internationally recognised as the highest standard in evidence-based health care. They investigate the effects of interventions for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. They also assess the accuracy of a diagnostic test for a given condition in a specific patient group and setting.
Complementary Therapies in Medicine is an international, peer-reviewed journal that has considerable appeal to anyone who seeks objective and critical information on complementary therapies or who wishes to deepen their understanding of these approaches. It will be of particular interest to healthcare practitioners including family practitioners, complementary therapists, nurses, and physiotherapists; to academics including social scientists and CAM researchers; to healthcare managers; and to patients. Complementary Therapies in Medicine aims to publish valid, relevant and rigorous research and serious discussion articles with the main purpose of improving healthcare. The journal believes that good healthcare needs to be based on clinical judgement and the available evidence on what is safe and effective, integrating conventional and complementary therapies as appropriate. Each issue features original, high quality research on complementary medicine, as well as information and experiences on integrating complementary medicine into mainstream care.
Critical Care Medicine is the premier peer-reviewed, scientific publication in critical care medicine. Directed to those specialists who treat patients in the ICU and CCU, including chest physicians, surgeons, pediatricians, pharmacists/pharmacologists, anesthesiologists, critical care nurses, and other healthcare professionals, Critical Care Medicine covers all aspects of acute and emergency care for the critically ill or injured patient. Each issue presents critical care practitioners with clinical breakthroughs that lead to better patient care, the latest news on promising research, and advances in equipment and techniques. The purpose of this journal is to publish original articles on significant work in critical care medicine. It also provides a forum for exchange of ideas on what’s right and what’s wrong in the management of the critically ill; a truly in-depth coverage of this specialty. All articles are original submissions and peer-reviewed.
Critical Reviews in Neurobiology publishes reviews and significant contributions from a wide range of areas related to neurobiology in the context of their impact on important clinical problems. The journal presents up-to-date information from basic neuroscience, clinical neurobiology, neurosurgery and psychiatry. Pertinent issues from developmental neurobiology, memory, cognition, geriatrics and neuroimmunology will also be examined. High quality review papers which integrate basic neuroscience and clinical neurology are invited.
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine encompasses multiple healing technologies. The focus of the journal is directed at making available the current knowledge to health care professionals to improve the quality of life and function in patients. Papers on a wide range of diagnostic, evaluation, therapeutic and rehabilitation methods will be published. Articles on evolving research themes will be given priority for publication. Performance of novel therapeutic modalities such as electrical stimulation, exercise, laser and music will be examined in the journal. The journal will also review recent advances in basic science, device design and instrumentation and measurement methods aimed at physical and rehabilitation medicine.
Disability and Rehabilitation is an international multidisciplinary journal which seeks to encourage a better understanding of all aspects of disability and to promote rehabilitation science, practice and policy aspects of the rehabilitation process. Disability and Rehabilitation publishes review and research papers along with case studies, Perspectives on Rehabilitation and reports on Rehabilitation in Practice.
Emerging Infectious Diseases is an open access journal published monthly by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The European Journal of Neurology covers all areas of clinical and basic research in neurology, including pre-clinical research of immediate translational value for new potential treatments. Emphasis is placed on major diseases of large clinical and socio-economic importance (dementia, stroke, epilepsy, headache, multiple sclerosis, movement disorders, and infectious diseases). The journal provides a forum for European activity in clinical neuroscience and medical practice and helps strengthen the links between research workers and clinicians in Europe and other parts of the world.
European Neurology publishes original papers, reviews and letters to the editor. Papers presented in this journal cover clinical aspects of diseases of the nervous system and muscles, as well as their neuropathological, biochemical, and electrophysiological basis. New diagnostic probes, pharmacological and surgical treatments are evaluated from clinical evidence and basic investigative studies. The journal also features original works and reviews on the history of neurology.
Publishing state of the art, readable and innovative updates, Frontiers in Neurology aims to provide meaningful advances in research and clinical care to physician scientists across the globe.
Health and Quality of Life Outcomes is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal offering high quality articles, rapid publication and wide diffusion in the public domain. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes aims to promote the dissemination of knowledge on the Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) assessment within the scientific community.
Health Expectations promotes critical thinking and informed debate about all aspects of public participation in health care and health policy, including: patient-centred care and quality improvement; patients’ participation in treatment decisions; public perceptions of health services; citizen involvement health care policy making and priority-setting; methods for monitoring and evaluating participation; empowerment and consumerism; and patients’ role in safety and quality. Health Expectations is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal publishing original research, review articles and critical commentaries. It includes papers which clarify concepts, develop theories, and critically analyse and evaluate specific policies and practices. The Journal provides a multi-disciplinary and international forum in which researchers from a variety of backgrounds can present their work to other researchers, policy makers, health care professionals, managers and consumer advocates.
Infectious Diseases is a peer-reviewed journal intended for publication of articles on any aspect of human infection, including pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases and on medical microbiology and epidemiology.
The International Journal of Infectious Diseases (IJID) is published by the International Society for Infectious Diseases. IJID is a peer-reviewed, open access journal and publishes original clinical and laboratory-based research, together with reports of clinical trials, reviews, and some case reports dealing with the epidemiology, clinical diagnosis, treatment, and control of infectious diseases with particular emphasis placed on those diseases that are most common in under-resourced countries.
International Journal of Rehabilitation Research is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary forum for the publication of research into functioning, disability and contextual factors experienced by persons of all ages in both developed and developing societies. The wealth of information offered makes the journal a valuable resource for researchers, practitioners, and administrators in such fields as rehabilitation medicine, outcome measurement nursing, social and vocational rehabilitation/case management, return to work, special education, social policy, social work and social welfare, sociology, psychology, psychiatry assistive technology and environmental factors/disability. Areas of interest include functioning and disablement throughout the life cycle; rehabilitation programmes for persons with physical, sensory, mental and developmental disabilities; measurement of functioning and disability; special education and vocational rehabilitation; equipment access and transportation; information technology; independent living; consumer, legal, economic and sociopolitical aspects of functioning, disability and contextual factors.
JAMA Neurology is an international peer-reviewed journal for physicians caring for people with neurologic disorders and those interested in the structure and function of the normal and diseased nervous system. The Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry began publication in 1919 and, in 1959, became 2 separate journals: Archives of Neurology and Archives of General Psychiatry. In 2013, their names changed to JAMA Neurology and JAMA Psychiatry, respectively. JAMA Neurology is a member of The JAMA Network family of journals, which includes JAMA and 10 specialty journals.
The Journal of Advanced Nursing (JAN) is a world-leading international peer reviewed Journal. JAN targets readers who are committed to advancing practice and professional development on the basis of new knowledge and evidence. JAN contributes to the advancement of evidence-based nursing, midwifery and healthcare by disseminating high quality research and scholarship of contemporary relevance and with potential to advance knowledge for practice, education, management or policy.
Journal of Clinical Virology is an international journal publishing papers on any aspect of human virology that directly pertains to virus-induced clinical conditions. Articles from any field of virological study will be considered if the article is relevant to the understanding or manipulation of a disease state.
The Journal of Emergencies Trauma, and Shock (JETS) is the official journal of the INDO-US Emergency and Trauma Collaborative. JETS encourages research, education and dissemination of knowledge in the fields of Emergency Medicine, Traumatolgy and Shock Resuscitation thus promoting translational research by striking a synergy between basic science, clinical medicine and global health. The journal is peer reviewed and indexed.
Journal of Immunology Research is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes research articles and review articles, as well as clinical studies in all aspects of immunology research.
The Journal of Neuroimmunology affords a forum for the publication of works applying immunologic methodology to the furtherance of the neurological sciences. Studies on all branches of the neurosciences, particularly fundamental and applied neurobiology, neurology, neuropathology, neurochemistry, neurovirology, neuroendocrinology, neuromuscular research, neuropharmacology and psychology, which involve either immunologic methodology (e.g. immunocytochemistry) or fundamental immunology (e.g. antibody and lymphocyte assays), are considered for publication.
The Journal of Neuroinflammation is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that focuses on innate immunological responses of the nervous system, involving microglia, astrocytes, cytokines, chemokines, and related molecular processes.
The Journal of Neurology is an international peer-reviewed journal which provides a source for publishing original communications and reviews on clinical neurology covering the whole field. In addition, Letters to the Editors serve as a forum for clinical cases and the exchange of ideas which highlight important new findings. A section on Neurological progress serves to summarise the major findings in certain fields of neurology. Commentaries on new developments in clinical neuroscience, which may be commissioned or submitted, are published as editorials. Every neurologist interested in the current diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders needs access to the information contained in this valuable journal.
JNNP’s ambition is to publish the most ground-breaking and cutting-edge research from around the world. Encompassing the entire genre of neurological sciences, our focus is on the common disorders (stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, peripheral neuropathy, subarachnoid haemorrhage and neuropsychiatry), but with a keen interest in the Gordian knots that present themselves in the field, such as ALS.
Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation is an international forum for the publication of peer-reviewed original papers on the rehabilitation of the disabled worker. The journal publishes investigations of clinical and basic research, theoretical formulations, literature reviews, case studies, discussions of public policy issues, and book reviews. Papers, both clinical and theoretical, derive from a broad array of fields – from rehabilitation medicine, physical and occupational therapy, health psychology, orthopedics, neurology, and social work to ergonomics, biomedical and rehabilitation engineering, disability management, and law. As a single multidisciplinary source for information on work disability rehabilitation, Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation contributes to the advancement of the scientific understanding, management, and prevention of work disability.
The Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine is an international peer-review journal published in English, with at least 10 issues published per year. Original articles, reviews, case reports, short communications, special reports and letters to the editor are published, as also are editorials and book reviews. The journal strives to provide its readers with a variety of topics, including: functional assessment and intervention studies, clinical studies in various patient groups, methodology in physical and rehabilitation medicine, epidemiological studies on disabling conditions and reports on vocational and sociomedical aspects of rehabilitation.
The primary goal of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society is to publish articles that are relevant in the broadest terms to the clinical care of older persons. Such articles may span a variety of disciplines and fields and may be of immediate, intermediate, or long-term potential benefit to clinical practice. Sections of JAGS include Clinical Investigations; Brief Reports; Brief Methodological Reports; Progress in Geriatrics; Geriatric Bioscience; Nursing; Education and Training; Drugs and Pharmacology; Ethics, Public Policy, and Medical Economics; International Health Affairs; Ethnogeriatrics and Special Populations; Models of Geriatric Care, Quality Improvement, and Program Dissemination; Special Articles; Editorials; Old Lives Tales; Clinical Trials and Tribulations; and Letters to the Editor.
The Journal of the National Medical Association is the primary source for specialized clinical research activities related to the health problems of African Americans and other minority groups in the inner cities. Special emphasis is placed on the application of medical science to improve the health care of underserved populations both in the United States and abroad.
The Journal of the Neurological Sciences provides a medium for the prompt publication of original articles in neurology and neuroscience from around the world. Topics considered will be from neurology-related fields that are of interest to practicing physicians around the world. Examples include neuromuscular diseases, demyelination, atrophies, dementia, neoplasms, infections, epilepsies, disturbances of consciousness, stroke and cerebral circulation, growth and development, plasticity and intermediary metabolism.
The Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (JPIDS), the official journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, is dedicated to perinatal, childhood, and adolescent infectious diseases. The journal is a high-quality source of original research articles, clinical trial reports, guidelines, and topical reviews, with particular attention to the interests and needs of the global pediatric infectious diseases communities.
Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing is the official publication of the Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). This international journal provides continuing education for the entire scope of WOC nursing practice. Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing is the authoritative resource devoted to the nursing care and management of patients with abdominal stomas, wounds, pressure ulcers, fistulas, vascular ulcers, and incontinence. Original, peer-reviewed articles examine these topics in hospital, home and long-term care settings.
One of the premier peer-reviewed clinical journals in general and internal medicine, Mayo Clinic Proceedings is among the most widely read and highly cited scientific publications for physicians, with a circulation of approximately 127,000. While the Proceedings is sponsored by Mayo Clinic, it welcomes submissions from authors worldwide, publishing articles that focus on clinical medicine and support the professional and educational needs of its readers. Continuously published since 1926, the Mayo Clinic Proceedings‘ content includes Nobel-prize-winning research.
Muscle & Nerve is an international and interdisciplinary publication of original contributions, in both health and disease, concerning studies of the muscle, the neuromuscular junction, the peripheral motor, sensory and autonomic neurons, and the central nervous system where the behavior of the peripheral nervous system is clarified. Appearing monthly, Muscle & Nerve publishes clinical studies and clinically relevant research reports in the fields of anatomy, biochemistry, cell biology, electrophysiology and electrodiagnosis, epidemiology, genetics, immunology, pathology, pharmacology, physiology, toxicology, and virology.
As the leading clinical neurology journal worldwide, Neurology is directed to physicians concerned with diseases and conditions of the nervous system. The journal’s purpose is to advance the field by presenting new basic and clinical research with emphasis on knowledge that will influence the way neurology is practiced. The journal is at the forefront in disseminating cutting-edge, peer-reviewed information to the neurology community worldwide.
In recognition of the belief that the future for dissemination of scientific and medical research lies in open access on-line journals, Neurology International has been developed as a forum for the free and open international exchange of progress in the Clinical Neurosciences. By adhering to standards for high quality and ethics, Neurology International offers a unique service to the world’s medical community. The international board of editors for the journal are committed to promoting scientific advancement and excellence for the benefit of all, in all aspects of neurology, as well as diagnosis and treatment of stroke, Alzheimer disease, epilepsy, Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, and other disorders of the brain and nervous system.
Neuromuscular Disorders is the official journal of the World Muscle Society, an international, multidisciplinary, scientific society, dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in the field of neuromuscular disorders. The journal is aimed at a wide range of clinicians, pathologists, associated paramedical professionals and clinical and basic scientists with an interest in the study of neuromuscular disorders. The journal is published monthly and aims at rapid publication of high quality papers of scientific merit as well as general interest to a wide readership.
NeuroRehabilitation, an international, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal, publishes manuscripts focused on scientifically based, practical information relevant to all aspects of neurologic rehabilitation. We publish unsolicited papers detailing original work/research that covers the full life span and range of neurological disabilities including stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, neuromuscular disease and other neurological disorders. We also publish thematically organized issues that focus on specific clinical disorders, types of therapy and age groups.
Neurorehabilitation & Neural Repair (NNR) offers neurologists, neurosurgeons, physiatrists, rehabilitation nurses, discharge planners, social workers, basic scientists working in neural regeneration and plasticity, and physical, occupational, and speech therapists innovative and reliable reports relevant to functional recovery from neural injury and long term neurologic care. The journal’s unique focus is evidence-based basic and clinical practice and research. NNR deals with the management and fundamental mechanisms of functional recovery from conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, traumatic and acquired brain injuries and related secondary conditions, spinal cord injuries, and peripheral nerve injuries.
Nursing Standard is published by RCNi, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Royal College of Nursing. Nursing Standard is the UK’s best selling nursing journal and the ultimate resource for students and fully qualified nurses. The journal brings unequalled coverage of leading clinical practice, research articles, continuing professional development articles plus analysis of all the key developments in nursing and how they affect those in the nursing profession.
Occupational Therapy International is a peer-reviewed journal, publishing manuscripts that reflect the practice of occupational therapy throughout the world. Research studies or original concept papers are considered for publication. Priority for publication will be given to research studies that provide recommendations for evidence-based practice and demonstrate the effectiveness of a specific treatment method. Single subject case studies evaluating treatment effectiveness are also encouraged. Other topics that are appropriate for the journal include reliability and validity of clinical instruments, assistive technology, community rehabilitation, cultural comparisons, health promotion and wellness, surveys of treatment practices, historical reviews and meta-analyses that demonstrate treatment efficacy.
The purpose of Orthopedics is to provide the practicing orthopedic surgeon with practical, clinical articles in the environment of a peer-reviewed, scientific journal.
Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery is the official peer-reviewed publication of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation. The mission of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery is to publish contemporary, ethical, clinically relevant information in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery (ear, nose, throat, head, and neck disorders) that can be used by otolaryngologists, clinicians, scientists, and specialists to improve patient care and public health.
Pain Medicine is the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, and the International Spine Intervention Society. Pain Medicine is a multi-disciplinary journal dedicated to pain clinicians, educators and researchers with an interest in pain from various medical specialties such as pain medicine, anesthesiology, family practice, internal medicine, neurology, neurological surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, psychiatry, and rehabilitation medicine as well as related health disciplines such as psychology, neuroscience, nursing, nurse practitioner, and physical therapy. This scholarly, indexed publication reflects the rapid growth in pain science and practice as well as the field’s need for policy, ethical, and forensic commentary on pain and its management. Readers benefit from both cutting-edge original clinical and translational research and scientific reviews.
The mission of the Pan African Medical Journal is to create, stimulate and perpetuate a culture of information sharing and publishing amongst researchers and other health actors of the African health scene in ways that will contribute to availability of health information, better understanding of Africa specificities and overall, to improve health outcomes of the people on the continent. The journal publishes original scientific studies, reviews and comments on current health initiatives, project and work reports, personal experiences, educational articles and paper commenting on clinical, social, political, economical and all other factors affecting health.
Parkinsonism & Related Disorders publishes the results of basic and clinical research contributing to the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of all neurodegenerative syndromes in which Parkinsonism, Essential Tremor or related movement disorders may be a feature.
Physiotherapy Research International is an international peer reviewed journal dedicated to the exchange of knowledge that is directly relevant to specialist areas of physiotherapy theory, practice, and research. Our aim is to promote a high level of scholarship and build on the current evidence base to inform the advancement of the physiotherapy profession. We publish original research on a wide range of topics e.g. Primary research testing new physiotherapy treatments; methodological research; measurement and outcome research and qualitative research of interest to researchers, clinicians and educators. Further, we aim to publish high quality papers that represent the range of cultures and settings where physiotherapy services are delivered.
PM&R is the official scientific journal of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. It is a monthly, peer reviewed, scholarly publication. It aims to be an internationally leading journal that advances education and impacts the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation through the timely delivery of clinically relevant and evidence-based research and review information. Topics covered include acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders and pain, neurologic conditions involving the central and peripheral nervous systems, rehabilitation of impairments associated with disabilities in adults and children, and neurophysiology and electrodiagnosis. PM&R emphasizes principles of injury, function, and rehabilitation, and is designed to be relevant to practitioners and researchers in a variety of medical and surgical specialties and rehabilitation disciplines including allied health.
Prosthetics and Orthotics International is an international, multidisciplinary journal for all professionals who have an interest in the medical, clinical, rehabilitation, technical, educational and research aspects of prosthetics, orthotics and rehabilitation engineering, as well as their related topics.
The world’s first multidisciplinary Open Access journal, PLOS ONE accepts scientifically rigorous research, regardless of novelty. PLOS ONE’s broad scope provides a platform to publish primary research, including interdisciplinary and replication studies as well as negative results. The journal’s publication criteria are based on high ethical standards and the rigor of the methodology and conclusions reported. PLOS ONE features reports of original research from all disciplines within science and medicine.
Rehabilitation Literature was published by National Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children and Adults, Chicago, Illinois, USA. There is no online repository of journal issues.
Rehabilitation Nursing journal features in-depth articles on current practice issues, research and its implications, editorial features, and news about products and services for individuals with disabilities or chronic illnesses.
This interdisciplinary journal publishes papers relating the plasticity and response of the nervous system to accidental or experimental injuries and their interventions, transplantation, neurodegenerative disorders and experimental strategies to improve regeneration or functional recovery and rehabilitation. Experimental and clinical research papers adopting fresh conceptual approaches are encouraged.
Results in Immunology is an online only, open access journal covering all aspects of immunology. All papers published within the journal have been peer reviewed and evaluated on the basis of scientific soundness.
Reviews of Infectious Diseases was published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Arlington, Virginia, USA. There is no online repository of journal issues.
Rinsho Shinkeigaku is published by Societas Neurologica Japonica, Tokyo, Japan.
Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences is an established quarterly, peer reviewed Journal with an outstanding international reputation. As the official publication of the Nordic College of Caring Science, the Journal shares their mission to contribute to the development and advancement of scientific knowledge on caring related to health, well-being, illness and the alleviation of human suffering. The emphasis is on research that has a patient, family and community focus and which promotes an interdisciplinary team approach.
Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Disease
See Infectious Diseases.
Sensors is the leading international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science and technology of sensors and biosensors. It publishes reviews (including comprehensive reviews on the complete sensors products), regular research papers and short notes. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible.
Social Science & Medicine provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of social science research on health. We publish original research articles (both empirical and theoretical), reviews, position papers and commentaries on health issues, to inform current research, policy and practice in all areas of common interest to social scientists, health practitioners, and policy makers. The journal publishes material relevant to any aspect of health from a wide range of social science disciplines (anthropology, economics, epidemiology, geography, policy, psychology, and sociology), and material relevant to the social sciences from any of the professions concerned with physical and mental health, health care, clinical practice, and health policy and organization.
A distinctive blend of practicality and scholarliness makes The American Journal of Emergency Medicine a key source for information on emergency medical care. Covering all activities concerned with emergency medicine, it is the journal to turn to for information to help increase the ability to understand, recognize and treat emergency conditions. Issues contain clinical articles, case reports, review articles, editorials, international notes, book reviews and more.
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), published continuously since 1883, is an international peer-reviewed general medical journal. JAMA is a member of The JAMA Network family of journals, which includes 10 specialty journals. JAMA is the most widely circulated medical journal in the world, with more than 320 000 recipients of the print journal, 1.2 million recipients of electronic tables of contents and alerts, and nearly 15 million annual visits to the journal’s website. JAMA’s reach includes a growing social media presence (108 000 Twitter and 157 000 Facebook followers) and vast international news media exposure, including more than 20 million viewers of the JAMA video news report each week. JAMA is published 48 times per year in print/online issues, and new articles are published several times a week online. Without any author fees, all research articles are made free access online 6 months after publication on the JAMA website. All articles are made free access on an html app called The JAMA Network Reader on the day of publication.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases is an authoritative forum for key opinion leaders across medicine, government, and health systems to influence clinical practice, explore global policy, and inform constructive, positive change worldwide. As the global leader in clinical infectious diseases, The Lancet Infectious Diseases delivers essential original research, expert review, candid commentary, and breaking news to provide context and perspective on today’s most important medical advances across the broad spectrum of clinical infectious diseases. The Lancet Infectious Diseases is stringently edited and peer-reviewed to ensure the scientific merit and clinical relevance of its diverse content.
The Lancet Neurology is an authoritative forum for key opinion leaders across medicine, government, and health systems to influence clinical practice, explore global policy, and inform constructive, positive change worldwide. As the global leader in clinical neurology, The Lancet Neurology delivers essential original research, expert review, candid commentary, and breaking news to provide context and perspective on today’s most important medical advances across the broad spectrum of clinical neurology. The Lancet Neurology is stringently edited and peer-reviewed to ensure the scientific merit and clinical relevance of its diverse content.
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is published by the Massachusetts Medical Society and is among the most prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals and the oldest continuously published one. On April 25, 1996, NEJM announced their new website, which published each week the abstracts for research articles and the full text of editorials, cases, and letters to the editor. After print publishing for 184 years this was the NEJM’s first use of the Internet for electronic publication. Since its launch, NEJM has added to its website: (1) Videos in Clinical Medicine, peer-reviewed educational videos to teach procedures requiring skilled techniques and specialized physical examination; (2) Interactive Medical Cases, which mimic a clinical encounter by presenting the patient’s history with results of the physical examination and laboratory and radiographic tests. Multiple-choice questions throughout test the taker’s knowledge; (3) NEJM Archive, the entire collection of the journal’s published material.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is Australia’s regulatory authority for therapeutic goods. TGA carries out a range of assessment and monitoring activities to ensure therapeutic goods available in Australia are of an acceptable standard with the aim of ensuring that the Australian community has access, within a reasonable time, to therapeutic advances. The TGA issues alerts to advise consumers, health professionals and industry about new safety information regarding therapeutic products. An alert does not necessarily mean that a product is considered to be unsafe. Alerts may explain the outcome of an investigation including any recommended actions for consumers and health professionals or a change to the availability of a product.
An international, peer-reviewed open access journal of clinical therapeutics and risk management, focusing on concise rapid reporting of clinical studies in all therapeutic areas, outcomes, safety, and programs for the effective, safe, and sustained use of medicines.
PubMed Central® (PMC) is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the US National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).
Vaccine is the most comprehensive and pre-eminent journal for those interested in vaccines and vaccination, serving as an interface between academics, those in research and development, regulatory and governmental agencies, charities, and health and industry professionals. Vaccine publishes primary research papers, review articles, short communications and letters on the following topics: Human Vaccines – infectious diseases; Human Vaccines – non-infectious diseases; Veterinary Vaccines; Immunology and Animal Models; Vectors, Adjuvants and Drug Delivery; Production, Manufacturing and Safety; and Regulatory, Societal and Legislation Aspects.
The Western Journal of Medicine (wjm) sought to be the leading peer-reviewed educational resource for primary care practitioners in the West. wjm strove to be an editorially independent journal that is fun to read, sets the standard for synthesis of clinical research, and fosters discussion and debate of issues related to health care and the diversity of cultures in the West. wjm was a practical, peer-reviewed clinical journal providing major educational resource for primary care physicians in the United States. The journal ceased publication in 2002.
WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation is an interdisciplinary, international journal which publishes high quality peer-reviewed manuscripts covering the entire scope of the occupation of work. The journal’s subtitle has been deliberately laid out: The first goal is the prevention of illness, injury, and disability. When this goal is not achievable, the attention focuses on assessment to design client-centered intervention, rehabilitation, treatment, or controls that use scientific evidence to support best practice. WORK occasionally publishes thematic issues, but in general, issues cover a wide range of topics such as ergonomic considerations with children, youth and students, the challenges facing an aging workforce, workplace violence, injury management, performing artists, ergonomic product evaluations, and the awareness of the political, cultural, and environmental determinants of health related to work.